Hymns Of St Ephrem The Syrian Paperback
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Hymns Of St Ephrem The Syrian
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He left a significant body of work including many hymns. This booklet provides a new translation of hymns that are also table blessings, recently attributed to St Ephrem. Table blessings are an essential aspect of Jewish spiritual tradition, and in Christianity this is mirrored in the central place given to the Eucharist. Thanksgiving, hospitality and communion with others and with God are major themes.
In the 4th century, it seems that shared meals were often celebrated in the Christian community, and these hymns were probably written for that use. They are rich with Eucharistic symbolism and may be used wherever people gather around a table today - in communities, parishes and homes.
Hymns Of St Ephrem The Syrian by Mary Hansbury was published by Canterbury Press in August 2006 and is our 38275th best seller. The ISBN for Hymns Of St Ephrem The Syrian is 9780728301672.
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|Author / Artist||Mary Hansbury|
|Publisher||Canterbury Press (August 2006)|
|Number of Pages||56|
|Page last updated||19th July 2016|