Posts made in November, 2015

مدينة انطاكية.. ملكة الشرق والعاصمة المنسية (1) “ودعي التلاميذ مسيحيين في أنطاكيا أولاً”. *سفر الأعمال (11: 26) بقلم حسني حنا

Posted by on Nov 9, 2015 in Library | Comments Off on مدينة انطاكية.. ملكة الشرق والعاصمة المنسية (1) “ودعي التلاميذ مسيحيين في أنطاكيا أولاً”. *سفر الأعمال (11: 26) بقلم حسني حنا

مدينة انطاكية.. ملكة الشرق والعاصمة المنسية (1) “ودعي التلاميذ مسيحيين في أنطاكيا أولاً”. *سفر الأعمال (11: 26) بقلم حسني حنا مدينة انطاكية هي عاصمة سوريا التاريخية والثقافية. تقع في شمال غرب سوريا، على الضفة اليسرى لنهر العاصي  قرب مصبه على بعد (15) ميلاً من ساحل البحر المتوسط.. وهي على نحو (60) ميلاً غربي مدينة حلب، وتبعد عن الحدود...

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The three kinds of knowledge according to St. Isaac the Syrian

Posted by on Nov 9, 2015 in Library | Comments Off on The three kinds of knowledge according to St. Isaac the Syrian

St. Isaac the Syrian teaches that there are three kinds of knowledge, which correspond to the division: body, soul and spirit. Naturally, this is not the so called tricomposite of man, because the spirit is not a particular energy of man, but it is the Holy Spirit. Just as the soul is the life of the body, so also the Holy Spirit is the life of the soul. Thus there is the bodily knowledge, the knowledge of the soul and the spiritual knowledge. B o d i l y k n o w l e d g e is closely connected with the study of human wisdom and knowledge; with the desire of the flesh, the satisfaction of the...

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SYRIAN NESTORIANISM IN JAPAN

Posted by on Nov 6, 2015 in Library | Comments Off on SYRIAN NESTORIANISM IN JAPAN

Love does not work evil to his neighbor because love is the fulfillment of the law. -Romans XIII, 10 (Aramaic) It is easier for a rope (gamla) to go through the eye of a needle, than a rich man to enter into the kingdom of God. – St. Matthew XIX, 24 (Aramaic) People will often take the Syrian, for the Greek Nestorians, but the former is one thing, the latter is another, you must discriminate between them. The so-called “Syrian Nestorians” believe in the salvation only by faith, and being, none other than the members of the Holy Catholic Church of the East which was...

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Inculturation Through the Ages IIIB: The Syrian Mission to China

Posted by on Nov 5, 2015 in Library | Comments Off on Inculturation Through the Ages IIIB: The Syrian Mission to China

Inculturation Through the Ages IIIB: The Syrian Mission to China Let us praise the Dharma: Dharma King John, Dharma King Luke Dharma King Mark, Dharma King Matthew Dharma King Moses, Dharma King David, Dharma King of Easter, Dharma King Paul Dharma King of the Thousand Peacock Eyes Dharma King Simeon, Dharma King Mar Sergius, Dharma King George, Dharma King Mar Barsauma, Dharma King Simon, and the Twenty Four – Dharma King Henana, Dharma King Hosea Dharma King Michael, Dharma King Silas Dharma King Gur, Dharma King Announcing Teachings – John. Martin Palmer, The Jesus Sutras. (New York:...

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The Origin and Early Development of the European Approach to Music

Posted by on Nov 4, 2015 in Library | Comments Off on The Origin and Early Development of the European Approach to Music

The origins of Christian music are but superficially known. Much data has been gathered by historians and musicologists, but the singular error, as Egon Wellez wrote, has been “to treat all happenings in the world from a European view-point.” This has been a trait of European historical writing, and it has distorted the European sense of historical perspective, forbidding the West to enquire deeply and intelligently into the music of Asia Minor and of the Orient in general. The result is that textbooks of musical history still give credence to the fallacious theory that Christian...

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