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07. Interpreter of the Acts of God and Humans: George Warda, historian and theologian of the 13th century: David Bundy.

21. The Syriac Manuscripts of the John Rylands Library, Manchester: J.F. Coakley.

29. West Syrian Anaphorae: G. Panicker

41. The Blessing of Waters of Epiphany in the Churches of Syuro-Antiochene and Byzantine Traditions: John Madey.

53. Jacob of Sarug’s Homily on Melkizedeq, A Homily on that which David said about our Lord: “You are Priest in the Resemblance of Melkizedeq”: J. Thekkeparampil

65. Studies in the West Syrian Liturgy of the consecration of Holy Myron: Baby Varghese.

75. SEERI Chronicle: July 1992 to April 19993.

81. Book Reviews

(i). Eleuterio F. Fortino: Besa E. Kreshtere – La Fede Cristana, Roma: Besa, Circolo italo albanese di cultura, 1992, 187, pp. n.p. - by John Madey.

(ii). Javier Teixidor, Bardesane d’Edesse: La premiere philosophie Syriaque (= Patrimoines Christianisme), Paris: Les Editions du Cerf, 1992, 158 pp., 150 ff. – by George Vavanikunnel

(iii). Henryk Paprocki, Le Mystère de l’Eurcharistie : Genese et interprétation de la liturgie eucharistique byzantine, Paris : Les Editions due Cerf, 1993, 555 pp., 290 ff. – by John Madey.

(iv). John D. Faris, The Eastern Catholic Churches: Constituion and Governance According to the Code of Canons of the Eastern Churches. New York: Saint Maron Publications, 1992, 731 pp. hardbound $ 38.95 - by John Madey.

(v). Sebastian Brock, L’Oeil de Lumière : La Vision spirituelle de Saint Ephrem, suivi de La Harpe de l’Esprit : forilége de poémes de saint Ephrem. Traduit de l’anglais et du syriaque par Didier Rance, Préface de Dom Louis Leloir [ = Spirituarité Orientale, no 50], F-49122 Bégrolles-en-Mauges (France) : Abbaye de Bellefontaine, 1991, 368 pp., 137 FF. - by John Madey.

(vi). Wiln Sanders (ED), Die Christen im Libanon [=Publikationen der Katholischen Akademie Hamburtg, Band 9]. Hamburg: Katholische Akademie [Postfach 11 12 67, 2000 Hamburg 11, Germany], 1990, 176 pp., DM 16,80 – by John Madey

(vii). Didier Rance, Catholiques d’ Ukraine: des catacombers.. á la lumiére [=Bibliothéque AED, Collection “Tèemoins”] F-78750 Mareil-Marly (France): Aide á l’Egls en Dètresse, 1991, 350 pp., n.p. – by John Madey.

(viii). Jean Meyendorff, Unité de l’Emqire et divisions des Ghrètiens L’Eglise de 450 à –680. Paris: Les Editions du Cerf, 1993, 427 pp., 238 FF - by John Madey

(ix). Comite Mixte Catholique-Orthodoxe En France (ED). La Primautée Romaine dans la Communion des Eglises. Présentation par le Metropolite Jérémie et Mgr. André Quélen [= Documents des Eglies]. F. 75007 Paris (France) : Les Edition du Cerf [29, boulevard Latour –Maubourg], 1991, 125 pp., 69 FF. – by John Madey.

(x). Chorbishop Seely Beggiani, Introduction to Eastern Christian Spiritually : The Syriac Tradition. Seranton University of Scranton Press/London and Toronto: Associated University Presses, 1991, 121 pp $27.50 [available at St. Maron Publications, PO Box 280036, Brooklyn, NY 11228 002, U.S.A. – by John Madey.

 

Vol. VI, No.2 (1993)

 

99. The Edessan and Ascetic Tradition: Susan Ashbrook Harvey

111. Orthodoxy in Germany today- The spread of Churches of Oriental traditions in a western country: John Madey

121. “The Wedding Feast of Blood on Golgotha” an unusual aspect of John 19: 34 in Syriac Tradition: Sebastian Brock.

135. A new Journal of Eastern Christian Studies: John Madey.

139. “You shall call his Name Yeshu” (Mt 1: 21): K. Luke

155. Book Reviews

(i). Chorbishop Seely J. Beggiani. The Divine Liturgy of the Maronite Church: History and commentary. Revised edition [= The Maronite Rite Series: Theology, Spirituality, Music, Culture and History). Brooklyn, New York: Saint Maron Publications, 1991, 102 pages, paper cover $ 9.95 – by John Madey.

(ii). Horst Rzepkowski: Lexikon der Mission – Geschichte, Theologie Ethnologie. Graz –Wien – Köln: Verlag Styria, 940 columns on 471 pages, hardbound AUS 990 – or DM 140 - by John Madey.

(iii). R. Kirchschiäger/ A. Stirnemann (eds): Chalzedon und die Folgen. Festschrift zum 60. Geburtstag von Bischof Mesrob K. Krikorian (= Pro Oriente, vol. XIV), Innsbruck –Wien: Tyrolia-Verlag, 506 pp., DM 89.00 – by John Madey

(iv). Anaphoras: The Book of the Divine Liturgies according to the rite of the Syrian Orthodox Church of Antioch. Edited by Metropolitan Mar Athanasius Yeshue Samuel. Lodi, N.J. 07644: Metropolitan Mar Athanasius Yeshue Samuel, 1991, altar size, rubrics in red print, ix + 491 pp, hardbound $100.00. – by John Madey

(v). KANON XI: Jahrbuch der Gesellschaft fur das Recht der Ostkirchen, Wien: Verlag des Verhandes der wissenschaftlichen Gesellschaften Oesterreichs (VWGOe – Lindengasse 37 – A 1070 Wien, Austria), 1983, 134 pp., Swis F. 30,00/DM 33,00/AUS 215,00 - by John Madey

(vi) Dimitrios Salachas: Istituzioni di diritto canonico delle Chies cattoliche orientall: Strutture ecclesiali net CCEO, Roma-Bologna: Edizioni Dehoniane, 1993, 414 pp., L. It. 40.000 - by John Madey

(vii). Karekin II, Catholicos of Cilicia. In Search of Spiritual Life (An Armenian Christian Miscellany), Antelias – Lebanon: Printing House of the Armenian Catholicosate of Cilicia, 1991, 285 pp., n.p. – by John Madey 162. SEERI Chronicle -1993

 

Vol. VI, No.3 (1993)

 

171. The Origin of the Word Suryoyo-Syrian: Assad Sauma

199. On the fragments of Theodore of Mopsuestia in Brit. Libr. add. 12.156 and the Christological fragment in double tradition: Luise Abramowski.

207. Liturgical offering and Alms: John Madey.

217. Conflicts between East and West in the Ecclesiastical field shown through some historical examples: L. Waldmüller.

233. The Self-revealing God and Man in Ephrem: Koonammakkal Thoma Kathanar 249. The impact of the language and writing on the ‘Self-understanding’ of a Religion or Denomination: Dr. Bertram Schmitz.

253. Book Reviews:

(i)  Michael Kunzler: Porta Orientalis: Fundf Ost-West-Versuche uber Theologie und Aesthetik der Liturgie. Paderborn: Bonifactius, 1993, 864 pp., in folio, DM/SFR 298.00 or oS 2091.00 [ISBN 3-87088-769-9] – by John Madey. (ii) John Norman Davidson Kelly: Altchristliche Glaubensbekenntnisse: Geschichte und Theologie. Gottingen: Vandemhoeck & Ruprecht, 31993, 450 pp., DM 39.80 (= UTB fur Wissenschaft 1746; ISBN 3-8252-1746-9). – by John Madey.

(iii) Ikonen: Bilder in Gold: Sakrale Kunst in Griechenland. Graz (Austria). Akademische Druck-und Verlagsanstalt, 1993, in folio, 303 pp., cloth DM 98.00. – by John Madey. (iv) Iso Baumer: Prinz Max Von Sachsen und Armenien. Mit einem Anhang: Flugblatt Nr. 11 der Armenischen Interkonfessionellen Hilfsaktion, Bremen 1986. – by Martin Tamcke. (v) Peter Day: The Liturgical Dictionary of Eastern Christianity, Turnbridge Wells, Kent: Burns & Oates / Search Press Ltd, 1993, 334 pp., hardbound £ 27.50 – by John Madey.

(vi) Elisabeth Behr-Sigel, Lev Gillet, “un moinc de l’Eglise d’Orient”: Un libre coyant universaliste, evangelique et mystique [= L’historie n vif], Paris: Les Editions du Cert, 1993, 637 pp., FF 225.00 – by John Madey. (vii) Paul Pallath, The Synod of Bishops of Catholic Oriental Churches, Rome: Mar Thoma Yogam (The St. Thomas Christian Fellowship), 1994, xv +234 pp., Paperback L. it. 25000 [available at Libreria Leoniana, via dei Coprridori 16/28, 00193 Roma Italy]. (viii) Jean Maurice Fiey, Pour un Oriens Christianus Novus: Repertoire des dioceses Syriaques orientaux et occidentaux [=Beiruter Texte und Studien. Herausgegeben vom Orient-Institut der Deutschen Morgenlandischen Gesellschaft, Band 49] (Beirut 1993) Stuttgard: Franz Steiner Verlag, 1993, 286 pp., Paperback DM/sFr 98.00– by John Madey.