Oxford, UK., ARAM Society for Syro-Mesoptamian Studies.: 1993
Seller ID: 33362
Binding: Soft Cover
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...