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: “A Syriac Poem” by S. P. Brock, “A Syriac Inscription in England” by P. Tovey, “The Nature and Features of Eastern Mysticism” by G. Chediath, “The Apostle Thomas in Georgian Narratives” by S. Vashalomidze, “The Acts of Mar Mari” by T. Mannooramparampil, “A Syriac Magic Bowl” by G. Abousamra, “Ephrem’s Augustus and Jesus” by T. Koonammakkel, “Syriac Christology in Phil. 2:6-7” by S. Plathottathil, and other articles dealing with various issues of Syriac and Eastern Christianity.
Fr. Baby Varghese is a Professor at the Orthodox Theological Seminary in Kottayam, Kerala, India.
Rev. Jacob Thekeparampil