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Aphrahat the Persian Sage and the Temple of God

Stephanie K. Skoyles Jarkins

Aphrahat the Persian Sage and the Temple of God

a study of early Syriac theological anthropology

by Stephanie K. Skoyles Jarkins

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Published by Gorgias Press in Piscataway, NJ .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aphraates, -- the Persian sage, -- fl. 337-345,
  • Theology,
  • Temple of God,
  • Theological anthropology

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references and index.

    StatementStephanie K. Skoyles Jarkins.
    SeriesGorgias dissertations -- 36, Early Christian studies -- 8
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBR65.A386 J37 2008
    The Physical Object
    Paginationp. cm.
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17073573M
    ISBN 109781593336790
    LC Control Number2008034350

    Author Fr. Jonathan Lincoln Posted on Octo Janu Categories Church Fathers, St. Ephrem Tags Ancient Faith Radio, Book of Steps, Eastern Orthodoxy, Jesus Christ, Orthodox Christianity, St. Aphrahat, St. Ephrem the Syrian, St. Macarius Leave a comment on Jesus and Adam. Book XII. To Dominicus, Bishop of Carthage. To Columbus, Bishop of Numidia. Selections from the Hymns and Homilies of Ephraim the Syrian and from the Demonstrations of Aphrahat the Persian Sage. Title Page. Preface. Introductory Dissertation: Ephraim the Syrian and Aphrahat the Persian Sage. Of Christ the Son of God. Of Persecution. Of.

      For he who hates one of the members of Christ will be separated from the whole body, and he who hates his brother will be separated from the sons of God. Aphrahat the Persian (cc): Demonstrations, 2 – On Love (17; 18). (The icon accompanying this extract depicts Ephrem the Syrian, Isaac the Syrian, and Aphrahat).   St. Irenaeus of Lyons died ca. It is not possible that the Gospels can be either more or fewer in number than they are. For, since there are four zones of the world in which we live, and four principal winds, while the Church is scattered throughout all the world, and the pillar and ground 1 Tim. of the Church is the Gospel and the spirit of life; it is fitting that she should have.

    This chapter focuses on the fourth-century Syriac Christian writer Aphrahat, known as the “Persian Sage” and his construct of holiness and celibacy. Aphrahat, who administered to the small Persian-Mesopotamian Christian community, recorded his theological understandings of holiness in his only extant writings, the Demonstrations. For Aphrahat, holiness is celibacy and celibacy is holiness. 4 “Exegesis of Isaiah in Aphrahat the Persian Sage,” in Early Christian Literature and Intertextuality, ed. Craig Evans (London/New York: T&T Clark International, ), – "The Angelomorphic Spirit in Early Christianity: Revelation, the Shepherd of Hermas, Clement of Alexandria," in The Theophaneia School: Jewish Roots of Christian Mysticism, ed. A. Orlov and B. Lurie (St.


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Aphrahat the Persian Sage and the Temple of God by Stephanie K. Skoyles Jarkins Download PDF EPUB FB2

This books examines Aphrahat the Persian Sage's views of asceticism, sacramental theology, Christology, and ecclesiology and concludes that Aphrahat, a mid-fourth century Christian author, uses themes with ancient roots, including Merkabah traditions of the temple and applies these traditions to the Christian experience of God.

Read more Read lessCited by: 5. : Aphrahat the Persian Sage and the Temple of God (Gorgias Dissertations: Early Christian Studies 8) (): Stephanie K. Skoyles Jarkins: Books. Aphrahat the Persian Sage, (fl. C.E.), was a Syriac Christian author who wrote twenty-three treatises entitled The Demonstrations.

This book examines “temple” as a key image for Aphrahat’s theological anthropology. This books examines Aphrahat the Persian Sage’s views of asceticism, sacramental theology, Christology, and ecclesiology and concludes that Aphrahat, a mid-fourth century Christian author, uses themes with ancient roots, including Merkabah traditions of the temple and applies these traditions to the Christian experience of God.

Aphrahat the Persian Sage, (fl. C.E.), was a Syriac Christian author who wrote twenty-three treatises entitled The Demonstrations. In comparison to other Patristic areas of study, very little has been done in the field of Syriac Christian : Stephanie K Skoyles Jarkins.

While, then, the condition of man at the resurrection depends upon the grace of God, the existence of the world depends upon man; that is, upon the pious.

Therefore, Aphraates holds the opinion that "in all times, from the beginning andunto eternity, there will be pious and upright men on earth.". Sage Aphrahat, who is Jacob, Bishop of Mar Mathai." Here (though the prefix "Persian" is absent) we have the author's title of "Sage"; and the identification of the "Aphrahat" of the later authorities with the "Jacob" of the earlier is not merely implied but expressly affirmed.

Here, moreover, we have what seems to account for the twofold Size: 1MB. Aphrahat (c. ; Syriac: ܐܦܪܗܛ ‎ Ap̄rahaṭ, Persian: فرهاد ‎, Ancient Greek: Ἀφραάτης, and Latin Aphraates) was a Syriac Christian author of the third century from Adiabene in the Asōristān (Assyria) province of the Sasanian Empire who composed a series of twenty-three expositions or homilies on points of Christian doctrine and d in: Syriac Orthodox Church, Church of.

Aphrahat the Persian ca. Remember that the Apostle also said, We shall judge angels. 1 Cor. And our Lord said to His disciples, You shall sit on twelve thrones, and judge twelve tribes of the house of Ezekiel said concerning righteous men, Eze.

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C.E.), was a Syriac Christian author who wrote twenty-three treatises entitled The Demonstrations. For Aphrahat, the devout Christian person may be a micro-temple which then allows one to encounter the divine both within oneself and through a vision ascent to the heavenly temple.

Aphrahat, a mid-fourth century Christian author, uses themes and ideas with ancient roots, including Merkabah traditions of the temple and applies these traditions to the Christian experience of God. Aphrahat the Persian Sage, (fl. C.E.), was a Syriac Christian author who wrote twenty-three treatises entitled The by: 5.

And inasmuch as man knew his Maker, God was formed and conceived within his thought, and he became a temple for God his Maker, as it is written, Ye are the temple of God.

And (so) He Himself said:—I will dwell in them and walk in them. Aphrahat the Persian (cc): Demonstrations, 17 – On Christ the Son of God (7). the genesis and exodus citations of aphrahat the persian sage Download the genesis and exodus citations of aphrahat the persian sage or read online books in PDF, EPUB, Tuebl, and Mobi Format.

Click Download or Read Online button to get the genesis and exodus citations of aphrahat the persian sage book now. This site is like a library, Use search box in the widget to get ebook that you want. Entry for 'Aphraates, the Persian Sage' - The Jewish Encyclopedia - One of 8 Bible encyclopedias freely available, this encyclopedia is a descriptive record of the history, religion and customs of.

‎11 Skoyles Jarkins, “Aphrahat the Persian Sage and the Temple of God: A Study of Early Syriac Theological Anthropology” (Ph.D. diss., Marquette University, ), ‎12 Georgii Arabum episcopi epistula, in Analecta Syriaca (ed.

Paul Lagarde; Osnabrück: Otto Zeller, []), George became bishop of Akoula in and. On or around the year of Constantine’s death, Aphrahat provides one of the sole testimonies to the Persian Christian experience.

Writing in Syriac, his first ten Demonstrations primarily address Syriac conceptualizations of faith, practice, devotion, and worship, save one the middle of his earliest works, Aphrahat provides a Demonstration on the Wars.

Aphrahat the Persian sage is the earliest writer in Christian Syriac of whom we have proof. Writing in the s and s in the vicinity of modern Iraqi Kurdistan, his works are notable for their.

His name, Aphrahat, is the Syriac version of the Persian name Frahāt, which is the modern Persian Farhād (فرهاد). The author, who was earliest known as hakkima pharsaya ("the Persian sage"), was a subject of Sapor II and may have come from a pagan family and been himself a convert from heathenism, though this appears to be later speculation.

BENEDICT XVI. GENERAL AUDIENCE. Wednesday, 21 November Aphraates, "the Sage" Dear Brothers and Sisters, In our excursion into the world of the Fathers of the Church, I would like to guide you today to a little-known part of this universe of faith, in the territories where the Semitic-language Churches flourished, still uninfluenced by Greek thought.