The Harp is the scholarly journal of Syriac, Oriental, and Ecumenical studies published by the St. Ephrem Ecumenical Research Institute (SEERI) in Kottayam, India. The Harp publishes articles and book reviews from scholars of Eastern Christianity from around the world. The present volume contains: “The Background to some Terms in the Syriac Eucharistic Epicleses” by S. P. Brock, “The Homily of Narsai on the Virgin Mary” by C. Payngot, “The Formation of the Canon of the New Testament in the Syrian Church” by A. Jacob, “The Concept of Incarnation in the Syrian Orthodox Liturgies” by P. Babu, “The Exegesis of Aphrahat and Ephrem with Special Reference to the Gospel Parables” by K. Valavanolickal, “Dionysius bar Slib’s Treaty Against the Jews” by B. Keryo, “Adam-Christ Complementary and the Economy of Salvation in Jacob of Serugh” by P. Russell, “Philoxenus of Mabbug: The Eighth Discourse on Poverty” by J. Matthew, and other articles and book reviews dealing with various issues of Syriac and Eastern Christianity.
Rev. Jacob Thekeparampil