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The Traditional Syriac Peshitta Text and the Antioch Bible English Translation


After the success of the Antioch Bible, this publication is a new, historic edition of the Syriac-English New Testament in a single volume. The English translations of the New Testament Syriac Peshitta along with the Syriac text were carried out by an international team of scholars. NOTE: If you meant to order the beautiful gold gilded edition of this book, rather than the standard format, please see the link in the Overview text below.
Publisher: Gorgias Press LLC
SKU (ISBN): 978-1-4632-4160-5
Publication Status: Forthcoming

Publication Date: Aug 31,2020
Interior Color: Black
Trim Size: 6 x 9
Page Count: 1093
Languages: English, Syriac
ISBN: 978-1-4632-4160-5
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After the success of the Antioch Bible, this publication is a new, historic edition of the Syriac-English New Testament in a single volume. The English translations of the New Testament Syriac Peshitta along with the Syriac text were carried out by an international team of scholars.

You can order the special gold gilded edition of this volume for just a small additional cost by clicking here.

About the Peshitta 

The Peshitta Bible, written in the Aramaic variety known as Syriac, is the standard and authoritative text of the Bible for several Christian communities both in the Middle East and the southwest coast of India. These are: The Syriac Orthodox Church, the Assyrian Church of the East, the Maronite Church, the Chaldean Church, the Syriac Catholic Church and their Malayalee offshoots of Kerala. The Peshitta for these communities is what the King James Bible is for the English-speaking world. Once, the influence of the Peshitta extended East to China, Tibet, Turkmenistan, and India with a vast geographical area that surpassed that of the church in the West. Throughout their long history of almost two thousand years, these Eastern Christians lived under the shadow of empires and endured a long and turbulent history. Their Bible, the Peshitta, endured with them and survived to preserve for us an ancient Biblical legacy with distinctive Semitic features and unique Aramaic readings that help us better underset the transmission history of the Scriptures. Today, any respected modern Bible in English or any other language frequently cites the Peshitta as an ancient authority.

Please note, the book cover shown above may be subject to minor alterations.

Sample Illuminations

The 4 Evangelists

Sample Variant Readings

Variant Readings

 
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Sample Pages 

After the success of the Antioch Bible, this publication is a new, historic edition of the Syriac-English New Testament in a single volume. The English translations of the New Testament Syriac Peshitta along with the Syriac text were carried out by an international team of scholars.

You can order the special gold gilded edition of this volume for just a small additional cost by clicking here.

About the Peshitta 

The Peshitta Bible, written in the Aramaic variety known as Syriac, is the standard and authoritative text of the Bible for several Christian communities both in the Middle East and the southwest coast of India. These are: The Syriac Orthodox Church, the Assyrian Church of the East, the Maronite Church, the Chaldean Church, the Syriac Catholic Church and their Malayalee offshoots of Kerala. The Peshitta for these communities is what the King James Bible is for the English-speaking world. Once, the influence of the Peshitta extended East to China, Tibet, Turkmenistan, and India with a vast geographical area that surpassed that of the church in the West. Throughout their long history of almost two thousand years, these Eastern Christians lived under the shadow of empires and endured a long and turbulent history. Their Bible, the Peshitta, endured with them and survived to preserve for us an ancient Biblical legacy with distinctive Semitic features and unique Aramaic readings that help us better underset the transmission history of the Scriptures. Today, any respected modern Bible in English or any other language frequently cites the Peshitta as an ancient authority.

Please note, the book cover shown above may be subject to minor alterations.

Sample Illuminations

The 4 Evangelists

Sample Variant Readings

Variant Readings

 
Sample Page 
 
Sample Pages 
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Contributor Biography

George Kiraz

George A. Kiraz is the founder and director of Beth Mardutho: The Syriac Institute, and the president of Gorgias Press. He earned an MSt in Syriac Studies from Oxford University, and an MPhil and PhD from Cambridge University. He has an extensive list of publications in Syriac studies.

Jeff Childers

Jeff W. Childers is Carmichael-Walling Professor of New Testament & Early Christianity in the Graduate School of Theology at Abilene Christian University in Abilene, Texas. He has a DPhil in Syriac Studies from the University of Oxford and specializes in the literature and history of Oriental Christianity.

J. Walters

James Edward Walters (PhD in Early Christianity, Princeton Theological Seminary) is currently an Assistant Professor of Religion at Rochester College in Rochester Hills, MI. He works primarily with the early Syriac tradition and is interested in late antique Christianity, the reception and transmission of Scripture, and ancient Mediterranean religions.

Daniel King

Daniel King (Lecturer in Syriac Studies and Semitic Languages, & Translation Advisor SIL International, Dept: Religious Studies, Cardiff University) studied classical languages at Cambridge before moving into the fields of Syriac studies and theology. He specializes in the period of Greek-Syriac translations in late antiquity, in both the theological and philosophical fields. He has published on the Syriac reception of Cyril of Alexandria, Aristotle, and John Philoponus, amongst others, and his recent works include The Earliest Syriac version of Aristotle’s Categories. Text and Commentary (Leiden, 2010) and The Syriac Versions of the Writings of Cyril of Alexandria. A Study in Translation Technique (Leiden, 2008).

Robert Kitchen

Robert A. Kitchen is the Minister of Knox-Metropolitan United Church, Regina, Saskatchewan. He holds a D.Phil in Syriac Language and Literature from the University of Oxford. Along with Martien F. G. Parmentier he has translated the Book of Steps for Cistercian Publications.

Jerome Lund

Jerome A. Lund (Academic Consultant, Accordance Bible Software) studied Christian theology including New Testament textual criticism and Syriac in the USA (M. Div., Los Angeles Baptist Theological Seminary) and Semitic philology in Israel (M.A., Ph.D., Hebrew University of Jerusalem). He has published articles on various Aramaic dialects including Syriac and on Hebrew in peer reviewed journals and written a number of encyclopedic type articles. He has also authored and co-authored several books including Aramaic Documents from Egypt, A Key-Word-in-Context Concordance (Eisenbrauns, 2002).

James Prather

James Prather is an instructor of computer science at Abilene Christian University (Abilene, Texas). He also holds a Master of Divinity and is working to complete a Master of Arts in Hebrew Bible. His primary areas of research include Human-Computer Interaction, Ethiopic 3 Reigns, and the War Scroll (1QM). Together with Jeff Childers, he is translating the Gospel of John.

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