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Patriarch and the Caliph An Eighth-Century Dialogue between Timothy I and al-Mahdi
ISBN: HB: 9780842529891, Brigham Young University, February 2018
200 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
"The Patriarch and the Caliph" presents the famous "dialogue without resolution" between the third Abbasid Caliph, al-Mahdi, and the first Nestorian Patriarch, Timothy I, in Baghdad in 781 CE. The abundance of versions of this intellectually rich deb...
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On This Day The Armenian Church Synaxarion - March
ISBN: HB: 9780842529983, Brigham Young University, February 2017
218 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
The Yaysmawurk' is an Armenian liturgical collection of brief saints' lives arranged according to the day on which they were celebrated in the annual church calendar. The first Yaysmawurk' was translated from an existing Greek liturgical collection,...
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Three Christian Martyrdoms from Early Islamic Palestine Passion of Peter of Capitolias, Passion of the Twenty Martyrs of Mar Saba, Passion of Romanos the Neo-Martyr
ISBN: HB: 9780842529884, Brigham Young University, February 2017
300 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
A distinctive feature of Christian culture in early Islamic Syria and Palestine was a renewed interest in literature on martyrs, which represented a potential reaction among some Christian communities to the rise of Islam in the region. The adaption...
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On This Day The Armenian Church Synaxarion - February
ISBN: HB: 9780842529402, Brigham Young University, November 2015
304 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
The Armenian Church Synaxarion is a collection of saints' lives according to the day of the year on which each saint is celebrated. Part of the great and varied Armenian liturgical tradition from the turn of the first millennium, the first Armenian C...
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On This Day The Armenian Church Synaxarion - January
ISBN: HB: 9780842528641, Brigham Young University, October 2015
304 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
The Armenian Church Synaxarion is a collection of saints' lives according to the day of the year on which each saint is celebrated. Part of the great and varied Armenian liturgical tradition from the turn of the first millennium, the first Armenian C...
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Alexandrian Epitomes of Galen Volume 1: On the Medical Sects for Beginners; The Small Art of Medicine; On the Elements According to the Opinion of Hippocrates. A Parallel English-Arabic Text
ISBN: HB: 9780842528405, Brigham Young University, February 2015
544 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
The second-century physician and philosopher Galen is not known for brevity. Although his writings on medicine are famously verbose and numerous, for centuries they constituted much of the standard syllabi for medical students. About fourteen hundred...
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Abu Hatim al-Razi: The Proof of Prophecy A Parallel Arabic-English Text
ISBN: HB: 9780842527873, Brigham Young University, April 2012
400 pp., 23x15 cm
This book is the record of a debate that took place in the early tenth century between the famous Ismaili missionary Abu Hatim al-Razi and the even more celebrated Abu Bakr al-Razi, a physician and philosopher who was known to medieval Europe as "Rha...
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Bountiful Harvest Essays in Honor of S. Kent Brown
ISBN: HB: 9780842528047, Brigham Young University, February 2012
482 pp., 23x15 cm , 5 figures, 1 colour illus.
Over the course of his forty-year career, S. Kent Brown, professor of religious studies, has taught and inspired thousands of students at Brigham Young University and has produced over one hundred publications and several films in the fields of early...
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Classical Foundations of Islamic Educational Thought A Compendium of Parallel English-Arabic Texts
ISBN: HB: 9780842527637, Brigham Young University, February 2011
545 pp., 23.4x16 cm
Education has always been an important pursuit in Islam. The Prophet Muhammad enjoined his followers to "seek knowledge, even unto China". Within the religion, educational theory and practice were founded on the work of itinerant teachers who taught...
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Physics of The Healing A Parallel English-Arabic Text in Two Volumes
ISBN: HB: 9780842527477, Brigham Young University, May 2010
1168 pp., 22.8x15.2 cm
Avicenna's "Physics" is the very first volume that he wrote when he began his monumental encyclopedia of science and philosophy, "The Healing". Avicenna's reasons for beginning with Physics are numerous: it offers up the principles needed to understa...
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