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: “Does Unity also Imply Communion? Some Reflections on the Ecumenical Relations between the Eastern Orthodox and the Oriental Orthodox Churches” by J. Madey, “Loyalty towards Eastern Liturgical and Theological Tradition: A Prerequisite for Further Steps on the Way to Communion and Ecclesial Unity” by L. Waldmueller, “So God Blessed the Seventh Day and Hallowed It (Gen 2:1-3)” by M. Fritz, “Syriac Poetry on Biblical Themes” and “A Dialogue Poem on the Sacrifice of Isaac” by S. P. Brock, “Canonical Fasts in the West Syrian Tradition” by B. Varghese, and other articles and book reviews dealing with various issues of Syriac and Eastern Christianity.
V. C. Samuel
Rev. Jacob Thekeparampil