Author:AbouZayd, Shafiq

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

By: AbouZayd, Shafiq.

Price: $72.00

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

Seller ID: 33362

ISBN: 0952077604

Condition: Very Good


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 Syria... View more info