!!> Reading ➳ A History of the Monks of Syria by Theodoret of Cyrrhus ➬ Author Theodoret of Cyrus – Pccare247.us

A History of the Monks of Syria by Theodoret of Cyrrhus An Apologist, An Exegete, And A Champion Of Antiochene Christology, Bishop Theodoret Presents An Austere Ideal Of Holiness Which Syrian Christians Found Irresistible.

!!> Reading ➳ A History of the Monks of Syria by Theodoret of Cyrrhus  ➬ Author Theodoret of Cyrus – Pccare247.us
  • Paperback
  • A History of the Monks of Syria by Theodoret of Cyrrhus
  • Theodoret of Cyrus
  • English
  • 06 December 2017
  • 0879079886

    10 thoughts on “!!> Reading ➳ A History of the Monks of Syria by Theodoret of Cyrrhus ➬ Author Theodoret of Cyrus – Pccare247.us


  1. says:

    I looked for this book based on a comment by Chris Wickham in The Inheritance of Rome that Theodoret of Cyrrhus is one of the few figures from the period 400 1000 C.E that he could imagine meeting with any real pleasure The others are Gregory the Great, Einhard the biographer of Charlemagne , Braulio of Zaragoza, and Augustine Reading it, I can see what Wickham means Theodoret s personality shines through these pages He comes across as reasonable, compassionate, intelligent, curious, an I looked for this book based on a comment by Chris Wickham in The Inheritance of Rome that Theodoret of Cyrrhus is one of the few figures from the period 400 1000 C.E that he could imagine meeting with any real pleasure The others are Gregory the Great, Einhard the biographer of Charlemagne , Braulio of Zaragoza, and Augustine Reading it, I can see what Wickham means Theodoret s personality shines through these pa...


  2. says:

    Syria What can you say about what s happening to the ancient church of Antioch during the 21st century It s a place where Christians lose a little ground every day and the West looks away In what was long ago a Christian country, it s hard to imagine thatthan a handful of the faithful will remain there at the dawn of the 22nd century Written by an important, yet relatively unsung, theologian and churchman of the 4th century, Bp Theodoret of Cyrrhus, A History of the Monks of Syria con Syria What can you say about what s happening to the ancient church of Antioch during the 21st century It s a place where Christians lose a little ground every day and the West looks away In what was long ago a Christian country, it s hard to imagine thatthan a handful of the faithful will remain there at the dawn of the 22nd century Written by an important, yet relatively unsung, theologian and churchman of the 4th century, Bp Theodoret of Cyrrhus, A History of the Monks of Syria consists of portraits of the men and women he calls athletes and wrestlers It is a time machine back to the days when Christians were struggling but ascendant as they contested against their own barbarians demons of old Rome, Marcionite heretics, and Ishmaelites Living a life largely unbelievable to us today...


  3. says:

    The introduction was quite interesting, as it contextualizes, interprets and critiques Theodoret s text and has good footnotes The rest of it was not as interesting.

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