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The Wisdom of Isaac of Nineveh

A Bilingual Edition  (Texts from Christian Late Antiquity)

by Sebastian P. Brock

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Published by Gorgias Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Sermons - Christian,
  • Christianity - Literature & the Arts,
  • Monasticism,
  • Vocabulary,
  • Religion,
  • Religion - Church Music,
  • Asceticism,
  • Christianity,
  • Early works to 1800,
  • Mysticism,
  • Nestorian Church,
  • Spiritual life

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages64
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL12381668M
    ISBN 101593333358
    ISBN 109781593333355

    existence, incarnation, Isaac of Nineveh, Isaac the Syrian, Love, Sebastian Brock, St. Isaac of Nineveh, The Wisdom of Saint Isaac the Syrian, the world, transformed life. From our Father in God among the saints, Mar Isaac of Nineveh. In love did God bring the world into existence; in love does He guide it during its temporal existence; in love. St Isaac the Syrian, known also as Isaac of Nineveh, lived in the seventh century and was a hermit. Little is known about his life. The chief biographical source is The Book of Chastity by the East Syrian historian Isho‘denah, which says the following about Isaac: ‘He was ordained Bishop of Nineveh by MarFile Size: 68KB.

    Isaac of Nineveh was a native of Bet Qatraye near present-day Bahrain on the Persian Gulf. A teacher and monk, he was consecrated bishop (ca. ), but preferred to live out his live as an anchorite. A Scriptural scholar, he studies Scripture so much that he became blind and had to dictate his writings. Isaac of Nineveh | February (Vol. XXV, No. 2) There is love like a small lamp, which goes out when the oil is consumed; or like a stream which dries up when it doesn't rain. But there is a love like a mighty spring gushing up out of the earth; it keeps flowing forever, and is inexhaustible.

    Also known as Saint Isaac the Syrian, Isaac of Nineveh was a Middle-Eastern Christian monk and spiritual-writer who commanded the way of Eastern Orthodox Monasticism. The references to his life and work in this blog are largely from the magnificent two-volume hard-bound series, Encyclopedia of Monasticism (Vol 1 A-L) edited and compiled by. Saint Isaac of Nineveh. likes. This page is dedicated to the sayings of the great spiritual and monastic writer, Mār Isḥāq Qaṭrāyā, also known as St. Isaac of Nineveh or St. Isaac the Syrian, who Followers:


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Isaac of Nineveh, or, as he is sometimes known, St. Isaac the Syrian, was born in the region of modern Qatar and lived during the seventh century. Ordained as the bishop of Nineveh sometime between and CE, Isaac withdrew from his ecclesiastical office after only five months, retiring to live as a monastic hermit in the mountains of Author: Sebastian P.

Brock. Isaac of Nineveh (Arabic: إسحاق النينوي Ishak al-Naynuwa Greek: Ισαάκ της Νινευή died c. ) also remembered as Isaac the Assyrian, Abba Isaac and Isaac Syrus was a 7th-century bishop and theologian best remembered for his written work/5(3). There is love like a small lamp, which goes out when the oil is consumed; or like a stream which dries up when it doesn't rain.

But there is a love that is like a mighty spring gushing up out of the earth; it keeps flowing forever, and is inexhaustible. Bishop of Nineveh Isaac + Follow The Wisdom of Saint Isaac the Syrian (Fairacres Publication) (Fairacres Publications) Paperback – Octo by Saint Isaac the Syrian (Author), Sebastian Brock (Author) out of 5 stars 10 ratings.

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Isaac of Nineveh The Wisdom of Isaac of Nineveh book born in the region of modern Qatar and lived during the seventh century. Ordained as the bishop of Nineveh sometime between and CE. Get this from a library. The wisdom of St. Isaac of Nineveh. [Isaac, Bishop of Nineveh; Sebastian P Brock] -- "St.

Isaac of Nineveh, or, as he is sometimes known, St. Isaac the Syrian, was born in the region of modern Qatar and lived during the seventh century.

Ordained as the bishop of Nineveh sometime. The Wisdom of Isaac of Nineveh: A Bilingual Editionÿ (Texts from Christian Late Antiquity) (English and Syriac Edition) Sebastian P. Brock Published by Gorgias Pr Llc ().

7 quotes from Isaac of Nineveh: 'Make peace with yourself, and both heaven and earth will make peace with you.', 'There is love like a small lamp, which goes out when the oil is consumed; or like a stream which dries up when it doesn't rain.

But there is a love that is like a mighty spring gushing up out of the earth; it keeps flowing forever, and is inexhaustible.', and 'Humility collects the.

Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published. The Wisdom of Isaac of Nineveh by Sebastian P. Brock, MaGorgias Press edition, Paperback in English - 3 Blg edition. From one of the most thought-provoking writers in the monastic tradition, this volume contains short, contemplative sayings of St.

Isaac of Nineveh (fl. CE) in their original Syriac with facing English translation. Isaac was ordained bishop of Nineveh but resigned his post only five months later and became a monastic hermit in the mountains of southeastern Iraq. For futher readings: in The Wisdom of St.

Isaac of Nineveh by Sebastian P. Brock, Gorgias Press: on Google Books Book online - pdf Isaac of Nineveh or Isaac the Syrian - Mystic Treatise - Translated by Arent Jan Wensinck (d. from : This first series of treatises was very popular and was translated from Syriac into Greek and.

The author is also known as Isaac the Syrian, and the work as the Ascetical Homilies. This first series of treatises was very popular and was translated from Syriac into Greek and other languages. A second series of mystical treatises does exist in Syriac and was recently discovered and translated by Sebastian Brock.

Nineveh was the flourishing capital of the Assyrian Empire and was the home of King Sennacherib, King of Assyria, during the Biblical reign of King Hezekiah (יְחִזְקִיָּהוּ) and the lifetime of Judean prophet Isaiah (ישעיה).

As recorded in Hebrew scripture, Nineveh was also the place where Sennacherib died at the hands of his two sons, who then fled to the vassal land of Location: Mosul, Nineveh Governorate, Iraq. Isaac of Nineveh, also called Isaac the Syrian, or Isaac Syrus, (died c. near Susa in Umayyad Iran), Syrian bishop, theologian, and monk whose writings on mysticism became a fundamental source for both Eastern and Western Christians.

Born in Qatar, Isaac became a monk of Bet-Qatraje in Kurdistan, northern Iraq, and was consecrated bishop of Nineveh, near modern Mosul, Iraq, c. "St. Isaac of Nineveh, or, as he is sometimes known, St. Isaac the Syrian, was born in the region of modern Qatar and lived during the seventh century.

Ordained as the bishop of Nineveh sometime between and CE, Isaac withdrew from his ecclesiastical office after only five months, retiring to live as a monastic hermit in the mountains of. Isaac of Nineveh (c. – c. ), also known as Saint Isaac the Syrian, Abba Isaac, Isaac Syrus and Isaac of Qatar, was a 7th-century Syriac Christian bishop and theologian best remembered for his written works on Christian asceticism.

Isaac of Ninevah; Author division. Isaac of Ninevah is currently considered a "single author." If one or more works are by a distinct, homonymous authors, go ahead and split the author.

Includes. Isaac of Ninevah is composed of 28 names. You can examine and separate out names. Combine with. Careful observers of the Word for the Way series may have noticed a trend in the sourcing of my quotations from St. Isaac. That is, all of them to date have come from The Wisdom of Saint Isaac the Syrian, translated by Sebastian Brock, and published by SLG Press.

which is a publishing arm of the community of the Sisters of the Love of God Convent of the Incarnation, an. Fittingly, Sebastian Brock’s selection of Isaac of Nineveh is Volume One, a throwback to an older style of a selected reader for spiritual development and guidance.

[3] Brock has chosen sayings or mēllē from the First and Second Parts of Isaac’s works. The number, of course, is the count of the post-resurrection catch of fish by the.

Wensinck, Mystic Treatises by Isaac of Nineveh. Amsterdam: De Akademie, Amsterdam: De Akademie, Chapters Six Treatises on the Behaviour of Excellence 1.

Singer of the Word of God; As the first volume of the Sebastianyotho series, this book collects Sebastian P. Brock’s articles related to Ephrem the Syrian. Many of the articles have been updated and some are published in English for the first time alongside a number of previously published works.

The Wisdom of Isaac of Nineveh: A.Isaac of Nineveh — Greek Saint Isaac of Nineveh also remembered as Saint Isaac the Syrian,Abba Isaac, Isaac Syrus and Isaac of Qatar was a 7th-century Syriac Christian bishop and theologian best remembered for his written works on Christian asceticism.

He is also regarded as a saint in the Church of the East, the Orthodox Church, and among. Orthros of the Passion of the Lord Saint Sophia "The Holy Wisdom of God" Greek Orthodox Cathedral, Washington, DC watching Live now St. .