The Bible in the Syriac Tradition (Third Edition) [Paperback]

Sebastian Brock (Author)

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ISBN: 9781463242336 | Published by: Gorgias Press | Series: Gorgias Handbooks | Volume: 52 | Year of Publication: 2021 | Language: English 199p, H229 x W152 (mm)




The Bible in the Syriac Tradition (Third Edition)

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This is a basic introduction to the various Syriac translations of the Bible and the ways in which they were used in the Syriac tradition. After an initial discussion of the general problems of biblical translation, the different surviving Syriac translations are outlined, as well as biblical manuscripts, lectionaires, printed editions, and translations. A reception history of the Syriac Bible covers the ways in which it has been interpreted, the commentary tradition, its use in preaching, in liturgy, and in spirituality. An appendix offers some comparative samples (in translation) to illustrate some of the differences between the different Syriac translations.

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