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The Harp is the scholarly journal of Syriac, Oriental, and Ecumenical studies published by the St. Ephrem Ecumenical Research Institute (SEERI) in Kottayam, India.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
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SKU (ISBN): 978-1-61143-658-7
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Publication Status: In Print

Series: The Harp 23
Publication Date: May 28,2011
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 418
Language: English
ISBN: 978-1-61143-658-7
$186.00
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The Harp is the scholarly journal of Syriac, Oriental, and Ecumenical studies published by the St. Ephrem Ecumenical Research Institute (SEERI) in Kottayam, India. The Harp publishes articles and book reviews from scholars of Eastern Christianity from around the world. The present volume contains: “The Liturgical Dimension of Syriac Epigraphy” by A. Harrak, “St. Paul according to Jacob of Serugh” by R. Parakkott, “Theology of Nature in Ephrem and in Inidan Thought” by J. Vattanky, “The Blessing on Judah: Ephrem and Jewish Exegesis” by H. Spurling, “Patristic Collections in the ‘Syriac Masora’” by J. Loopstra, “St. Ephrem’s Commentary on Genesis – Some Observations concerning his Exegetical Method” by T. Kremer, “Parallels of Syriac and Jewish Apocalypses of the 7th Century” by L. Greisiger, “Dualistic Heresies and Cults in Syriac Sources and the Construction of the Image of the Heretic” by E. Grupeou, “Syriac Echoes on Byzantine Icons – Common Motives in Liturgical Texts and Sacred Images” by J.-P. Deschler, “The Genesis of Ethnicity?” by Alison Salveson, and other articles dealing with various issues of Syriac and Eastern Christianity.

The Harp is the scholarly journal of Syriac, Oriental, and Ecumenical studies published by the St. Ephrem Ecumenical Research Institute (SEERI) in Kottayam, India. The Harp publishes articles and book reviews from scholars of Eastern Christianity from around the world. The present volume contains: “The Liturgical Dimension of Syriac Epigraphy” by A. Harrak, “St. Paul according to Jacob of Serugh” by R. Parakkott, “Theology of Nature in Ephrem and in Inidan Thought” by J. Vattanky, “The Blessing on Judah: Ephrem and Jewish Exegesis” by H. Spurling, “Patristic Collections in the ‘Syriac Masora’” by J. Loopstra, “St. Ephrem’s Commentary on Genesis – Some Observations concerning his Exegetical Method” by T. Kremer, “Parallels of Syriac and Jewish Apocalypses of the 7th Century” by L. Greisiger, “Dualistic Heresies and Cults in Syriac Sources and the Construction of the Image of the Heretic” by E. Grupeou, “Syriac Echoes on Byzantine Icons – Common Motives in Liturgical Texts and Sacred Images” by J.-P. Deschler, “The Genesis of Ethnicity?” by Alison Salveson, and other articles dealing with various issues of Syriac and Eastern Christianity.

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Contributor Biography

Baby Varghese

Fr. Baby Varghese is a Professor at the Orthodox Theological Seminary in Kottayam, Kerala, India.

Rev. Jacob Thekeparampil

Abraham Kalakudi

  • Contents (page 7)
  • Editorial (page 9)
  • PRESTER JOHN OF INDIA (page 11)
  • ST. EPHREM: A GARLAND OF PRAYER SONGS (page 20)
  • THE LITURGICAL DIMENSION OF SYRIAC EPIGRAPHY (page 21)
  • THE UNIVERSALITY AND THE LOCALITY IN EARLY PERSIAN CHRISTIANITY AS REFLECTED IN APHRAHAT'S DEMONSTRATIONS (page 39)
  • ST.EPHREM: A GARLAND OF PRAYER SONGS (page 50)
  • ST. PAUL ACCORING TO JACOB OF SERUGH (page 51)
  • THE CHURCHES OF THE SYRIAC TRADITION AND ECUMENISM (page 57)
  • ST.EPHREM: A GARLAND OF PRAYER SONGS (page 74)
  • ST. THOMAS IN THE SYRO-CHALDEAN BREVIARY (page 75)
  • ST.EPHREM: A GARLAND OF PRAYER SONGS (page 86)
  • THEOLOGY OF NATURE IN EPHREM AND IN INDIAN THOUGHT (page 87)
  • ST.EPHREM: A GARLAND OF PRAYER SONGS (page 94)
  • THE BLESSING ON JUDAH: EPHREM AND JEWISH EXEGESIS (page 95)
  • ST.EPHREM: A GARLAND OF PRAYER SONGS (page 112)
  • INDIAN AND CHRISTIAN MYSTICISM (page 113)
  • PATRISTIC COLLECTIONS IN THE "SYRIAC MASORA" (page 123)
  • REMEMBERING THE SEYFO; RE-READING THE POEM BY GALLO SHABO¹ (page 133)
  • AN ICONOGRAPHIC EXPLANATION OF THE OPEN-AIR GRANITE CROSS OF VALIYAPALLY, KADUTHURUTHY. (page 147)
  • The 'Divine Praises' or the Liturgy of the Hours in the Chaldeo-Indian Tradition with special reference to Endana the Noon Lliturgy (page 199)
  • SYRIAC BOOKS (PRINTED) FOUND IN THE METROPOLITAN'S PALACE, TRICHUR, SOUTH INDIA¹ (page 209)
  • SOME OBSERVATIONS ON THE ANTIOCHENE EXEGETICAL PRECEPTS (page 219)
  • ST. EPHREM'S COMMENTARY ON GENESIS (page 231)
  • PARALLELS OF SYRIAC AND JEWISH APOCALYPSES OF THE 7’ CENTURY (page 245)
  • THE ICONOGRAPHY OF SAINT EPHREM (page 257)
  • DUALISTIC HERESIES AND CULTS IN SYRIAC SOURCES AND THE CONSTRUCTION OF THE IMAGE OF THE HERETIC¹ (page 267)
  • ST.EPHREM: A GARLAND OF PRAYER SONGS (page 280)
  • BAR-HEBRAEUS'S USE OF BAR-SALIBI (page 281)
  • ST.EPHREM: A GARLAND OF PRAYER SONGS (page 290)
  • 'KULALA' (CROWNING) IN THE EAST SYRIAN TRADITION (page 291)
  • INTERFACING THE CROSS AND THE EUCHARIST: SYRIAC PERSPECTIVES (page 301)
  • Syriac Echoes in Byzantine Icons - Common Motives in Liturgical Texts and on Sacred Images (page 311)
  • THE SYRIAC LITURGY OF PETER OF CALLINICUS (page 333)
  • "ARAMAIC BROTHERS OR HERETICS: THE IMAGE OF THE EAST SYRIANS IN THE CHRONOGRAPHY OF MICHAEL THE GREAT (D. 1199)" (page 369)
  • THE GENESIS OF ETHNICITY? (page 379)
  • THE CAUSES OF THE FEAST, A LITERARY GENRE OF THE EAST SYRIAC CHURCH, IN THE 6TH CENTURY. (page 393)
  • ST.EPHREM: A GARLAND OF PRAYER SONGS (page 410)
  • IN MEMORIAM (page 411)
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