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Aphraates and the Jews

Frank Stanton Burns Gavin

Aphraates and the Jews

a study of the controversial homilies of the Persian sage in their relation to Jewish thought

by Frank Stanton Burns Gavin

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Published by Journal of the Society of Oriental Research in Toronto .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Aphraates, -- the Persian sage, -- fl. 337-345.,
  • Judaism -- Relations -- Christianity.,
  • Christianity and other religions -- Judaism.,
  • Preaching -- History -- Early church, ca. 30-600.

  • Edition Notes

    Other titlesJournal of the Society of Oriental Research.
    Statementby Frank Gavin.
    SeriesContributions to oriental history and philology -- no.7
    The Physical Object
    Pagination74p. ;
    Number of Pages74
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL21852459M


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Contributions to Oriental History and Philology Vol. IX: APHRAATES AND THE JEWS: A STUDY OF THE CONTROVERSIAL HOMILIES OF THE PERSIAN SAGE IN THEIR RELATION TO JEWISH THOUGHT, by Frank Gavin; AMS Press Inc.

New York Format: Hardcover. This careful study by Gavin examines the homilies concerning the Jews of the early Syriac writer known as Aphraates (4th century). Aphraates was Bishop of the Convent of Mar Matthew in Mosul. Gavin attempts to discern the appropriate background to these sermons and the impact that Aphraates’ opponents had on developing his own thought and.

Aphrahat (c. ; Syriac: ܐܦܪܗܛ ‎ Ap̄rahaṭ, Persian: فرهاد ‎, Ancient Greek: Ἀφραάτης, and Latin Aphraates) was a Syriac Christian author of the third century from the Persian / Sasanian Empire who composed a series of twenty-three expositions or homilies on points of Christian doctrine and practice.

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Aphraates and the Jews, a study of the controversial homilies of the Persian sage in their relation to Jewish thought.

Toronto, Journal of the Society of oriental research, (OCoLC) Named Person: Aphraates, the Persian sage; Aphraates, the Persian sage: Material Type: Thesis/dissertation: Document Type: Book: All Authors. Frank Stanton Burns Gavin (Octo - Ma ) was an American Anglican priest, theologian, author, journalist and educator.

He received his B.A. at the University of Cincinnati in ; B.H.L. at Hebrew Union College in ; a B.D. at the General Theological Seminary in ; and a Th.D. from Harvard University in He served as literary editor of The Living Church.

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