Ihidayutha: A Study of the Life of Singleness in the Syrian Orient. From Ignatius of Antioch to Chalcedon 451 AD.

By: AbouZayd, Shafiq.

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8vo - 24 x 17 cm.; xx - 449 pp. From ther back cover; the author pursues 3 main points: ". . . there is a continuity of tradition in Syrian ascetic spirituality and that the roots of what the Syrian hermits of the fourth and fifth centuries undertook can be traced back to the very beginnings of the spirituality of thier Syrian church . . . Syrian ascetic spirituality needs to be studied in the context of the main structure of Syrian theology . . . that virginity and marriage, celibacy and sexuality, were subjects of the first importance in the early Syrian Church, as well as in early Syrian ascetic spiritualitry." Forty-two bibliography and a 19 page index of names and subjects. Minor edge wear to the covers and the spine is faded. The original copyright page (verso of the title page) has an updated page fastened to it as issued by the publisher. Otherwise clean with a sound binding.

Title: Ihidayutha: A Study of the Life of Singleness in the Syrian Orient. From Ignatius of Antioch to Chalcedon 451 AD.

Author Name: AbouZayd, Shafiq.

Categories: Catholic - Church History, Religion / Inspiration,

Publisher: Oxford, UK., ARAM Society for Syro-Mesoptamian Studies.: 1993

ISBN Number: 0952077604

ISBN Number 13: 9780952077602

Binding: Soft Cover

Book Condition: Very Good

Seller ID: 33362

Keywords: Syria; Syrian; Asceticism; Ascetic; Hermit; Monasticism; Theophilus; Didascalia; Aphrahat; Theology; Bnay; Bnat Qyama; Martyrdom; Jacob of Nisibis; Julian Saba; Marcianus; Abraham Qidunaya; Avitus; Eusebius; Simeon the Stylite;