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  • Elijah Mueller
    Oct 17, 2008
      Will these papers be published, perhaps by Gorgias?

      --- On Fri, 10/17/08, George Kiraz <gkiraz@...> wrote:
      From: George Kiraz <gkiraz@...>
      Subject: [hugoye-list] Jacob of Sarug Symposium Program
      To: hugoye-list@yahoogroups.com
      Date: Friday, October 17, 2008, 6:03 AM




      Jacob of Sarug and His Times

      Studies in Sixth Century Syriac Christianity



      October 24-26, 2008


      Held at the Hall of

      St. Mark’s Cathedral

      260 Elm Ave, Teaneck, NJ





      Friday October 24


      10:00-10:30     Opening

                              Prayer and Welcome (Mor Cyril)

                              Welcome by Cathedral Dean (Fr. John Meno)

                              Welcome by the Board of Trustees (Mr. Naim Ghassali)

                              Welcome by Conference Chair (George A. Kiraz)


      10:30-11:15     Sharbil Iskandar Bcheiry

      Unpublished Homilies from the beginning of the 6th century found in a Syriac manuscript in Trinity College, Dublin


      11:15-12:00     Emmanuel Papoutsakis, Princeton University

      Notes on Early Syriac Political Thought (fourth-sixth cent.)


      12:00-2:00       Lunch


      2:00-2:45         Khalid Dinno, University of Toronto

      Jacob of Sarug, the Man behind the Memre


      2:45-3:30         Susan Ashbrook Harvey, Brown University

      To Whom Did Jacob Preach?


      3:30-4:00         Tea/coffee break


      4:00-4:45         Amir Harrak, University of Toronto

      The Syriac Orthodox Celebration of the Eucharist in Light of

      Jacob of Sarug’s memrē


      5:00-5:45           Evening Prayers (St. Mark’s)

      6:00-6:30           Manuscripts and Artifacts at the Archdiocese




      Saturday October 25



      10:00-10:45     George A. Kiraz

                              Jacob of Sarug’s Homily on Saint George


      10:45-11:30     Sidney Griffith, The Catholic University of America

      Jacob of Sarug on Monks and Monasticism: Readings in his Letters and Metrical Homilies


      11:30-12:15       Lucas Van Rompay, Duke University

      Humanity’s sin in Paradise : A comparative reading of Jacob of Serug and Ephrem


      12:15-2:00       Lunch


      2:00-2:45         Sebastian P. Brock, Oxford

                              Jacob of Serugh's forgotten sughyotho


      2:45-3:30         Aho Shemunkasho, University of Salzburg

                              Jacob of Serugh’s Influence on John of Dara


      3:30-4:00           Tea/coffee break


      4:00-4:45         Concert


      5:00-5:45         Evening Prayers (new Dayro)

      6:00-7:00           Visit to the new Dayro (Archdiocesan Center & St. Mark’s Center)



      Sunday October 26


      11:00               Holy Qurbono




      ____________ _________ _________ _________ _________ _
      George A. Kiraz, M.St. (Oxon), M.Phil., Ph.D. (Cantab)
      Gorgias Press
      180 Centennial Ave. , Suite 3
      Piscataway , NJ 08854
      Tel. +1 732-885-8900
      Fax +1 732-885-8908
      http://www.gorgiasp ress.com


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