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Evagriusís Kephalaia Gnostika: A New Translation of the Unreformed Text from the Syriac
Ramelli, Ilaria L. E.

Atlanta: SBL Press, 2015 pp. lxxxviii +434. $65.95

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Description: Evagrius exerted a striking impact on the development of spirituality, of Origenism, and of the spiritual interpretation of the Bible in Greek, Syriac, and Latin Christianity. This English translation of the most complete Syriac version of Kephalaia Gnostika makes Evagrius Ponticusís thoughts concerning reality, God, protology, eschatology, anthropology, and allegorical exegesis of Scripture widely available.

Subjects: Early Christian Literature, Literature, Methods, Linguistics, Syriac, Historical Approaches, History, Textual Criticism

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Review by Timothy Pettipiece
Published 11/10/2016
Citation: Timothy Pettipiece, review of Ilaria L. E. Ramelli, Evagriusís Kephalaia Gnostika: A New Translation of the Unreformed Text from the Syriac, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2016).


Review by Jonathan Douglas Hicks
Published 10/19/2017
Citation: Jonathan Douglas Hicks, review of Ilaria L. E. Ramelli, Evagriusís Kephalaia Gnostika: A New Translation of the Unreformed Text from the Syriac, Review of Biblical Literature [http://www.bookreviews.org] (2017).


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