Popular Patristics series texts

In two earlier posts (part one, and part two) I provided a list of the volumes of the Popular Patristics Series published by Saint Vladimir’s Seminary Press, indicating the contents and the source of the texts translated for each volume. Several more volumes have since appeared, and are described here.

39. Harp of Glory: Enzira Sebhat—An Alphabetical Hymn of Praise for the Ever-Blessed Virgin Mary from the Ethiopian Orthodox Church
Introduction and Translation: Fr John McGuckin
Text: Latin version of M. Van Oudenrijn OP. Corpus Scriptorum Christianiorum Orientalium, volume 40. Louvain, 1961.

40. Divine Eros: Hymns of Saint Symeon the New Theologian
Introduction and Translation: Daniel K. Griggs
Works: All fifty-eight hymns
Text: Sources Chrétiennes, volumes 156, 174, and 196

41. On the Two Ways—Life or Death, Light or Darkness: Foundational Texts in the Tradition
Introduction and Translation: Alistair Stewart(-Sykes); Translation of Life of Shenoute: Posy Clayton
Works [and Texts]: Qumran Community Rule 3.13-4.26 [Florentino Garcia Martinez and Eibert J. C. Tigchelaar, The Dead Sea Scrolls Study Edition. Brill, 1997]; Didache [SC 248]; Doctrina Apostolorum [SC 248]; Epistle of Barnabas [SC 172]; Epitome of the Apostolic Commands [Alistair Stewart-Sykes, The Apostolic Church Order. Sydney: St Paul’s, 2006]; Apostolic Church Order [Alistair Stewart-Sykes, The Apostolic Church Order. Sydney: St Paul’s, 2006]; Life of Shenoute [Ed. E. Amélineau, Monuments pour servir à l’histoire de l’Égypte chrétienne aux IVe at Ve siècles. Paris: Ernest Leroux, 1888]; Syntagma doctrinae [Ed. P. Battifol, in Syntagma doctrinae, Studia Patristica 2. Paris: Ernest Leroux, 1890]; Fides patrum [Ed. P. Battifol, Didascalia CCCXVIII patrum. Paris: Ernest Leroux, 1887]; Rule of Saint Benedict chapter 4 [ed. Montecassino, 1959]; Pseudo-Boniface, homily 15 [H. van de Sandt and D. Flusser, The Didache: Its Jewish Sources and its Place in Early Judaism and Christianity. Assen: Van Gorcum 2002]; The Second Catechesis of the Manner of Catechizing Converts: Concerning the ten commandments of the law [H. van de Sandt and D. Flusser, The Didache: Its Jewish Sources and its Place in Early Judaism and Christianity. Assen: Van Gorcum 2002]

42. St Basil the Great: On the Holy Spirit
Introduction and Translation: Stephen Hildebrand
Text: Bernard Sesboüé. Sur le Saint-Esprit (SC 17 bis)

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3 Responses to Popular Patristics series texts

  1. Anonymous says:

    You have On the Holy Spirit listed as both number 5 and number 42. But thanks for the list.

  2. Mike says:

    I noticed this hasn’t been updated since 2012…crossing my fingers to be heard. After quite some time I have finally purchased almost all the SVS books, I am still missing one. They have some new ones since you last updated the list…(end of this message on the bottom)…however, I have an issue with the numbering, not sure what happened…..

    #1 – On the Priesthood
    #2 – Lectures on the Christan Sacraments
    #3 – On the Incarnation
    #4 – missing, no idea what the title is….
    #5 – On the Holy Spirit
    #6 – On the Holy Icons
    43 Works on the Spirit – St Athanasius and Didymus
    44A On the Incarnation (Greek and English) – St Athanasius
    45 Treasure-house of Mysteries – Exploration of the Sacred Text through Poetry in the Syriac Tradition
    46 Poems on Scripture – St Gregory of Nazianzus
    47 On Christian Doctrine and Practice – St Basil the Great
    48 Light on the Mountain – Greek Patristic and Byzantine Homilies on the Transfiguration of the Lord

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