Narsai – the Tongue of the East

Narsai – the Tongue of the East Fr. Joseph Kalariparampil Narsai (ca. 399–ca. 503) was one of the foremost of Syriac poet-theologians, perhaps equal in stature to Jacob of Sarug, both second only to ...

Ephrem the Syrian

Ephrem the Syrian Fr. Joseph Kalariparampil jkalariparampil@gmail.com Ephrem the Syrian ( ܡܪܝ ܐܦܪܝܡ ܣܘܪܝܝܐ (Mār Aprêm Sûryāyâ, ca. 306 – 373), a Syriac deacon, a prolific Syriac-language hymnographer...

Bibliography On Aphrahat

BIBLIOGRAPHY ON APHRAHAT Fr. Joseph Kalariparampil jkalariparampil@gmail.com             Part Two: Articles on Aphrahat AbouZayd, Shafiq, “Virginity in Aphrahat,” in V Symposium Syriacum, 1988: Katho...

Bibliography on Aphrahat

BIBLIOGRAPHY ON APHRAHAT Fr. Joseph Kalariparampil jkalariparampil@gmail.com   PART ONE: BOOKS AbouZayd, Shafiq, Ihidayutha: A Study of the Life of Singleness in the Syrian Orient. From Ignatius...

APHRAHAT, THE PERSIAN SAGE

APHRAHAT, THE PERSIAN SAGE Fr. Joseph Kalariparampil jkalariparampil@gmail.com Aphrahat was born on the Persian border with Syria. The name, Aphrahat, is the Syriac version of the Persian name Frahāt...

ST. BASIL: FATHER OF EASTERN MONASTICISM

Fr. Martin Velliamkulam frmartinv@gmail.com Basil is known as the Father of Eastern Monasticism.[1]He was the Bishop of Caesarea and he is one of the most distinguished Doctors of the Church. St. Bas...

BAPTISM IN APHRAHAT THE SAGE (c 280-+after 345)

  Rev. Dr. Thomas Poovathanikunnel   yriac tradition does not use the designation ‘the sacrament of initiation’, but calls them ‘the mystery of regeneration from water and Spirit’. Syriac theolo...