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Title To train his soul in books : Syriac asceticism in early Christianity / edited by Robin Darling Young and Monica J. Blanchard
Published Washington, D.C. : Catholic University of America Press, [2011]
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Description 1 online resource (xix, 217 pages)
Series CUA studies in early Christianity
CUA studies in early Christianity.
Contents pt. 1. Poetry and Ephrem the Syrian. Syriac strophic poetry : intercalated psalms / Joseph P. Amar -- Efren de Nisibe, himnos De virginitate, I-III / Francisco Javier Martínez -- pt. 2. Texts, terms, metaphors. Redeem your sins through works of charity / Gary A. Anderson -- A monastic setting for the Syriac Apocalypse of Daniel / Alexander Golitzin -- A Syriac life of Athanasius of Alexandria / Michael J. Hollerich -- Radical renunciation : the ideal of msarrqûtâ / Sebastian R. Brock -- Housekeeping : an ascetic theme in late antiquity / Susan Ashbrook Harvey -- The influence of Evagrius of Pontus / Robin Darling Young -- The Syriac discourses of Beh Isho' Kamulaya / Monica J. Blanchard -- Ode to joy / Shawqi Talia
Notes Festschrift for Sidney H. Griffith
Bibliography "Bibliography of the works of Sidney H. Griffith"-(pages 205-215)
Includes bibliographical references
Notes In English with 1 contribution in Spanish. Some Syriac
Subject Ephraem, Syrus, Saint, 303-373.
Asceticism -- History -- Early church, ca. 30-600.
Syrian churches -- History.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
Author Blanchard, Monica J.
Griffith, Sidney Harrison.
Young, Robin Darling.
LC no. 2011012797
ISBN 0813219116 (electronic bk.)
9780813219110 (electronic bk.)