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The Oldest Christian People


History and Traditions of the Assyrian People and the Fateful History of the Nestorian Church


Gives a brief account of the history and traditions of the modern Assyrian people, and the fateful history of the Church of the East. The first seven Chapters are dedicated to the modern period, while the final six chapters discuss Christian-Muslim relations and the fate of the Church of the East and the Assyrian people during and after World War I.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
Availability: In stock
SKU (ISBN): 1-59333-407-9
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Publication Status: In Print

Publication Date: Aug 30,2006
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 148
ISBN: 1-59333-407-9
$120.00
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The Oldest Christian People

gives a brief account of the history and traditions of the modern Assyrian people, and the fateful history of the Church of the East. Written by William Chauncey Emhardt, then Secretary for Europe and Near East of the National Council of the Episcopal Church, and George M. Lamsa, a member of the Church of the East and the translator of the Peshitta Bible into English, the book provides insights of the history of the Church of the East from early Christian times down to the early twentieth century. The first seven Chapters are dedicated to the modern period, while the final six chapters discuss Christian-Muslim relations and the fate of the Church of the East and the Assyrian people during and after World War I.

The Oldest Christian People

gives a brief account of the history and traditions of the modern Assyrian people, and the fateful history of the Church of the East. Written by William Chauncey Emhardt, then Secretary for Europe and Near East of the National Council of the Episcopal Church, and George M. Lamsa, a member of the Church of the East and the translator of the Peshitta Bible into English, the book provides insights of the history of the Church of the East from early Christian times down to the early twentieth century. The first seven Chapters are dedicated to the modern period, while the final six chapters discuss Christian-Muslim relations and the fate of the Church of the East and the Assyrian people during and after World War I.

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William Emhardt

George Lamsa