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Lectionary of the Syriac Epistles

According to the Ancient Rite of the Syrian Orthodox Church of Antioch


Edited by George Anton Kiraz; Introduction by Julius Yeshu Çiçek
This volume presents the Lectionary readings from the epistles according to the liturgical rite of the Syrian Orthodox Church. The text is presented in a vocalized Serto text with readings separated by section headings in red font.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
Availability: In stock
SKU (ISBN): 978-1-61143-200-8
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Publication Status: In Print
Publication Date: Dec 29,2010
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 7 x 10
Page Count: 196
Language: Syriac
ISBN: 978-1-61143-200-8
$132.00
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This volume presents the Lectionary readings from the epistles according to the liturgical rite of the Syrian Orthodox Church. The text is presented in a vocalized Serto text with readings separated by section headings in red font. The readings are offered in order according to the Syrian Orthodox liturgical calendar. Two introductions to the text are included to orient the reader to the liturgical material, the first by Julius Yeshu Çiçek, former Metropolitan of Central Europe, and the second by Sebastian Brock and George Kiraz. This volume is complimented by an index of Old Testament readings that go along with the epistle readings and a table of contents that lists the page number and title for each section.

This volume presents the Lectionary readings from the epistles according to the liturgical rite of the Syrian Orthodox Church. The text is presented in a vocalized Serto text with readings separated by section headings in red font. The readings are offered in order according to the Syrian Orthodox liturgical calendar. Two introductions to the text are included to orient the reader to the liturgical material, the first by Julius Yeshu Çiçek, former Metropolitan of Central Europe, and the second by Sebastian Brock and George Kiraz. This volume is complimented by an index of Old Testament readings that go along with the epistle readings and a table of contents that lists the page number and title for each section.

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ContributorBiography

Julius Yeshu Çiçek

George Kiraz

George A. Kiraz is the founder and director of Beth Mardutho: The Syriac Institute, the Editor-in-Chief of Gorgias Press, and a Senior Research Associate at the Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton. He earned an M.St. degree in Syriac Studies from the University of Oxford (1991) and an M.Phil. and a Ph.D. from the University of Cambridge (1992, 1996). He has published extensively in the fields of computational linguistics, Syriac studies, and the digital humanities. His latest books include The Syriac Orthodox in North America (1895–1995): A Short History (2019) and Syriac-English New Testament (2020).

George is an ordained Deacon of the rank of Ewangeloyo (Gospler) in the Syriac Orthodox Church where he also serves on several Patriarchal, Synodal, and local committees. He lives in Piscataway, NJ, with his wife Christine and their children, Tabetha Gabriella, Sebastian Kenoro, and Lucian Nurono.