Monday, May 3, 2010

Hugoye New Issue

Announcement: Hugoye: Journal of Syriac Studies (Vol. 13, No. 1, Winter, 2010)

Hugoye: Journal of Syriac Studies

PISCATAWAY, NJ, April 6, 2010—Beth Mardutho: The Syriac Institute ( published a new issue of its peer-reviewed academic periodical Hugoye: Journal of Syriac Studies (Vol. 13, No. 1). The issue can be found a

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The new issue contains the following:

Special Volume: Philoxenos of Mabbug
Volume 13 Number 1 (Winter 2010)

Introduction to the Double Issue on Philoxenos of Mabbug.
David A. Michelson, University of Alabama

New Evidence on the Philoxenian Version of the New Testament and Nicene Creed.
Daniel King, Cardiff University

La Vierge Mère de Dieu dans la pensée de Philoxène de Mabboug.
P. Roger-Youssef Akhrass, Seminaire De Theologie De St. Ephrem, Maarat Saydnaya

The Lust of the Belly is the Beginning of All Sin. Practical Theology of Asceticism in the Discourses of Philoxenos of Mabbug.
Robert A. Kitchen, Knox-Metropolitan United Church

Philoxène de Mabboug. Homélies. Introduction, traduction et notes par Eugène Lemoine.
Robert A. Kitchen, Knox-Metropolitan United Church
Conference Reports

Reconsidering Philoxenos of Mabbug, Princeton, Saturday, May 3, 2008

Report on SBL 2009 Annual Meeting: International Syriac Language Project sessions.

The Letter of Mara Bar Serapion in Context, Utrecht University, 10–12 December 2009.
Book Reviews

J.W. Childers and D.C. Parker, Transmission and Reception: New Testament Text-critical and Exegetical Studies.
Craig E. Morrison, Pontifical Biblical Institute, Rome

Christine Shephardson, Anti-Judaism and Christian Orthodoxy. Ephrem’s Hymns in Fourth-Century Syria.
J. W. Childers, Abilene Christian University

W.Th. van Peursen, Language and Interpretation in the Syriac Text of Ben Sira: A Comparative Linguistic and Literary Study.
Paul S. Stevenson, Catholic University of America

Recent Books on Syriac Topics.
Sebastian P. Brock, Oxford University

Annotated Bibliography of Syriac Studies in Russian, 2009.
Nikolai N. Seleznyov, Russian State University for the Humanities, Moscow

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About Beth Mardutho and Hugoye

Established in 1992, Beth Mardutho seeks to promote the study and preservation of the Syriac heritage and language, and to facilitate opportunities for people to pursue the study of this ancient legacy globally. Published semiannually since 1988, Hugoye is a peer-reviewed academic journal that is dedicated entirely to the Syriac tradition. []

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