The Syriac Fathers on Prayer and the Spiritual Life

The Syriac Fathers on Prayer and the Spiritual Life

Translated, with an introduction, by Sebastian Brock

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ISBN: 978-0-8790-7901-7, CS101
Details: 381 pgs
Publication Date: 11/01/1987

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From the semitic-aramaic spirituality of the early Church to the hellenized theological vision of later centuries, the syrian tradition offers modern Christians an intensity, insights, and an immediacy rare in the West.

. . . provides a badly needed general introduction to the tangled history of Oriental Christianity . . .
Journal of Roman Studies

. . . an outstanding introduction to a little-known region in the history of spirituality, as well as a wise store of practical counsel for those seeking to pray more deeply
Church History

. . . unsurpassed as an introduction to the spirituality and the ascetical tradition of Syriac Christianity . . .
Worship

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