Wednesday, May 28, 2008

HUGOYE: Journal of Syriac Studies Volume 11 Number 1 (Winter 2008) has been published online. Table of contents:

Coptic-Syriac Relations beyond Dogmatic Rhetoric.
Lois Farag, Luther Seminary

Jonah’s Oar: Christian Typology in Jacob of Serug’s Mēmrā 122 on Jonah.
Robert A. Kitchen, Knox-Metropolitan United Church

Expectations of the End in Early Syriac Christianity.
Ute Possekel, Pappas Patristic Institute

Brief Article

The State of Preservation of the Byzantine mosaics of the Saint Gabriel Monastery of Qartamin, Tur Abdin.
Patrick Blanc and Marie-Laure Courboulès, Musée de l’Arles et de la Provence antiques

Publications and Book Reviews

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

Jerome Alan Lund, The Book of the Laws of the Countries, A Dialogue on Free Will Versus Fate: A Key-Word-in-Context Concordance.
Kristian S. Heal, Brigham Young University

Martin Zammit, ‘Enbe men Karmo Suryoyo (Bunches of Grapes from the Syriac Vineyard): A Syriac Chrestomathy and Anonymous, The Book of Crumbs: An Anthology of Syriac Texts.
Kristian S. Heal, Brigham Young University

W.Th. van Peursen and R.B. ter Haar Romeny (eds.), Text, translation, and Tradition: Studies on the Peshitta and its Use in the Syriac Tradition.
Craig E. Morrison, Pontifical Biblical Institute

P.S.F van Keulen and W.Th. van Peursen, Corpus Linguistics and Textual History: A Computer-Assisted Interdisciplinary Approach the Peshitta.
Deryle Lonsdale, Brigham Young University

Sebastian Brock, Fire from Heaven: Studies in Syriac Theology and Liturgy.
David G.K. Taylor, Oxford University

Conference Reports

International Syriac Language Project. Ljubljana, July 2007.
Terry Falla and Beryl Turner, University of Melbourne


‘Antioch’: a new initiative for the study of the Rum Orthodox Patriarchate of Antioch.

Symposium Syriacum and Conference of Christian Arabic Studies, September 22-27, 2008.

Jacob of Sarug and His Times: Studies in Sixth Century Syriac Christianity, October 24-26, 2008.


Journal of Aramaic Studies

Beth Mardutho Amazon Associates

Journal of the Canadian Society of Syriac Studies