The Poetic Hymns of Saint Ephrem the Syrian

The Poetic Hymns of Saint Ephrem the Syrian

A Study in the Religious Use of Poetry in Fourth-century Christianity

eBook - 2013
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Ephrem's thought is revealed to us through the language of symbols and allusions, and his legacy as a theologian lies in his commitment to the Scriptural narrative. Ephrem's theological approach is also a representative demonstration of the tradition of Syriac Christian theology and symbolic poetry at the time. This thesis explores Ephrem's Eucharistic theology as it is expressed in his poetic Hymns. The aim of the study is to look into various definitions of Eucharist that Ephrem offers in his writings. This study looks at the way Ephrem describes the physicality of the sacraments. It present.
Publisher: Lewiston : Edwin Mellen Press, [2013]
ISBN: 9780773417816
Characteristics: 1 online resource (vi, 132 pages)


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