This unique volume has a discussion of the lives of the Fathers extant in Syriac texts then at the British Museum. Plates reproduce a number of fragments of these manuscripts, together with Dietrich’s descriptions.
A survey of the Christology of Athanasius, combined with a critical assessment of the works attributed to him; Stülcken finds more passion than clarity in Athanasius' declarations of the divinity of Jesus.
The remainder of Harnack's discussion of the homilies of Origen (on Ruth through the end of the Old Testament, and all of the New) and their influence on Christian exegesis is presented in this 2nd volume.
Nau gives here a heavily annotated French translation of the Syriac version of Nestorius’s lost Greek work called The Book of Heraclides, a lengthy defense and description of his christological position, along with a few shorter texts.
In this important study, still a standard resource on Aphrahat, Schwen deals with that writer’s life, works, and doctrine. It will be of certain use for students of Syriac literature and early Syriac Christianity.
Drawing on the more progressed fields of Greek and Roman and Arabic rhetoric, Haefeli here presents Aphrahat’s style in terms of numerous stylistic categories. Naturally, the work is brimming with examples (in Syriac and German) from Aphrahat.
This volume contains the dissertation of the Belgian scholar J. B. Abbeloos. Here he studies the life and works of Jacob of Sarug. The major section of the book deals with Jacob’s thought, as taken from his homilies.
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