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Missionary stories and the formation of the Syriac churches

Author: Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent
Publisher: Berkeley : University of California Press, 2015.
Series: The transformation of the classical heritage, 55
Edition/Format:   Print book : English
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Offers a study about the missionaries' voyages in the Syrian Orient to illustrate their shared symbols and motifs. This book reveals how these texts encapsulated the concerns of the communities that  Read more...

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Genre/Form: Criticism, interpretation, etc
History
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent
ISBN: 9780520284968 0520284968
OCLC Number: 919241491
Description: 1 volume ; 23 cm.
Contents: Acknowledgments Introduction: Missionary Narratives in the Syriac Tradition 1. Saint Thomas, Missionary Apostle to India 2. The Teaching of Addai: Founding a Christian City 3. Mari as Apostle to the Church of Persia 4. John of Ephesus as Hagiographer and Missionary 5. Legends of Simeon of Beth Arsham, Missionary to Persia 6. Hagiographical Portraits of Jacob Baradaeus 7. Ahoudemmeh among the Arabs Conclusion Notes Abbreviations Bibliography Index
Series Title: The transformation of the classical heritage, 55
Responsibility: Jeanne-Nicole Mellon Saint-Laurent.

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