• August 2012

      To Train His Soul in Books: Syriac Asceticism in Early Christianity

      Syriac Asceticism in Early Christianity

      by Robin Darling Young

      To Train His Soul in Books explores numerous aspects of this rich religious culture, extending previous lines of scholarly investigation and demonstrating the activity of Syriac-speaking scribes and translators busy assembling books for the training of biblical interpreters, ascetics, and learned clergy.

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