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By Jean-Maurice Fiey

ISBN-10: 0878501118

ISBN-13: 9780878501113

A reference paintings, in French, of saintly figures who performed a job within the background and cognizance of the Syriac-speaking church within the East. information about them are scattered in calendrical, hagiographical, martyro-logical, old, and different works, and the writer has now accumulated this fabric and arranged it in a piece that might lengthy stay a vintage in its box. Entries for a few of the saints are prepared in alphabetical order (with complete cross-referencing) and supply not just such info as are recognized approximately those figures but additionally a scholarly overview in their personae and references for additional studying. The e-book is vital analyzing for these drawn to the historical past of the Syriac church, Muslim-Christian relatives, the increase and improvement of Christianity within the center East, comparative faith, and Syriac literature.

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Of course the humanists want our children. No wonder they are fighting so fiercely to keep control! They want our children, and they want us to pay the tax bill. Christians have been putting up with this scheme since the 1830’s. Why? Because they have forgotten the Bible’s answer to the question: Who k God% [aw@l/y appointed trustee for the education ~children, the state or the family? Worse: Christians, until very recently, seldom if ever selfconsciously asked themselves this crucial question.

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