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The Armenian Church Synaxarion-February

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Editor(s): 
Edward G. Mathews Jr.
Eastern Christian Texts
  • Provo, UT: 
    Brigham Young University
    , March
     2016.
     304 pages.
     $49.95.
     Hardcover.
    ISBN
    9780842529402.
     For other formats: Link to Publisher's Website.

Description

The Armenian Church Synaxarion is a collection of saints’ lives according to the day of the year on which each saint is celebrated. Part of the great and varied Armenian liturgical tradition from the turn of the first millennium, the first Armenian Church Synaxarion represented the logical culmination of a long and steady development of what is today called the cult of the saints. This book is the second in a twelve-volume series—one for each month of the year—and is ideal for personal devotional use or as a valuable resource for anyone interested in saints.

About the Author(s)/Editor(s)/Translator(s): 

Edward G. Mathews Jr. has taught at the Catholic University of America, Our Lady of Lebanon Maronite Seminary, the University of Scranton, the Hebrew University in Jerusalem, the Armenian Evangelical Seminary in Yerevan, and St. Nersess Armenian Seminary. He is the author of multiple books.

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