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Published by Wipf & Stock Publishers .
Written in English

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  • Biblical Studies - Topical,
  • Religion - Biblical Studies

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ContributionsAnthony Ashley Bevan (Editor), J. Armitage Robinson (Editor)
The Physical Object
FormatPaperback
Number of Pages40
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL8867116M
ISBN 101592448313
ISBN 109781592448319
OCLC/WorldCa321040731

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An illustration of an open book. Books. An illustration of two cells of a film strip. Video An illustration of an audio speaker. The hymn of the soul, contained in the Syriac Acts of St. Thomas Item Preview remove-circle contained in the Syriac Acts of St. Thomas by Bevan, A. A. Publication date Topics Gnosticism. The Hymn of the Soul, also known as The Hymn of the Pearl is a Syriac poem popular in early church mainstream Christian circles. Anthony Ashley Bevan offers an introductory overview to this hymn alongside the original text and its English translation. He provides a history of the manuscript and commentary on the work. Get this from a library! The hymn of the soul, contained in the Syriac Acts of St. Thomas.. [A A Bevan;]. The Hymn of the Pearl (also Hymn of the Soul, Hymn of the Robe of Glory or Hymn of Judas Thomas the Apostle) is a passage of the apocryphal Acts of Thomas. In that work, originally written in Syriac, the Apostle Thomas sings the hymn while praying for himself and fellow prisoners. Some scholars believe the hymn antedates the Acts, as it only appears in one Syriac manuscript and one Greek manuscript .

Mythological Acts of the Apostles). Certain hymns occur in the Syriac which were undoubtedly composed in that language: most notable is the Hymn of the Soul (edited separately by A. A. Bevan, and others) which is not relevant to the context. It has been . Each brought pre-existing hymns and hymn tunes, but many also wrote original texts and music. This book examines the hymns of the Wissahickon settlement under Johannes Kelpius, the 18th century Ephrata Cloister of Conrad Beissel, and the hymn life . The writings of the Gnostic Bardesanes of the same period, with a Gnostic hymn inserted in the Acts of St. Thomas, form a sort of transition between pagan and Christian literature. The earliest monument of the latter is the version of the Bible called the Peschitta (simple), which is treated elsewhere. The Acts of Thomas, which contains the Hymn of the Soul/Pearl and may well be an Judas Thomas," and in the book of Thomas the Contender Jesus' words are spoken to "Judas Thomas." This unique appellation of the apostle Thomas has Judas Thomas (cf. the [Syriac] Acts of Thaddaeus 10 [Emphasis and double.

  The Hymn of the Soul: Contained in the Syriac Acts of St. Thomas, No. 3 (Texts and Studies: Contributions to Biblical and Patristic L), Anthony Ashley /5(5). The Hymn of the Soul Contained in the Syriac Acts of St. Thomas. TS 5. Cambridge: Cambridge University Press, Beyer, Klaus. “Das Syrische Perlenied: Ein Erlösungsmythos Als Märchengedicht.” ZDMG (): – Blond, Georges. “L’encratisme Dans Les Actes Apocryphes de Thomas.” Recherches et Travaux (): 5– The most complete example of an early Christian novel about an historical figure, the third-century Acts of Thomas contains within it two prayers that are strikingly similar in style and content. Each is found in the context of Christian initiation and each is addressed to a feminine deity who is asked to come to be present in the ritual. The prayers address the feminine Spirit, who is called. --No. 3. The Hymn of the soul contained in the Syriac Acts of St Thomas / re-edited with an English translation by Anthony Ashley Bevan. -- No. 4. Codex Purpureus Petropolitanus: the text of Codex N of the Gospels / edited with an introduction and an appendix by H.S. Cronin. -- No. 5.