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Suzanne McCarthy on Genesis 3:16

Well before the ESV Permanent text announcement and the blogging around the peculiarity of the new and now-final rendering of Genesis 3:16, Suzanne McCarthy had a few things to say. 309 more words


What about US?!

Tosafos (Daf 3a) tells us the reason Kaddish was written in Aramaic; The Gemara says that the universe exists on the merit of the yehei shmei rabbah answered for the Kaddish D’rabbanan recited after Shiur. 387 more words

"For All Angels - Meditate God"

Uploaded on Jul 16, 2010, Syriac Aramaic music in Youtube shared by

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Whether it’s the prudent thing to do or not, I don’t know; but I’ll say it anyway.  As a homilist I was again discouraged by my reading of the gospel passage for today and I asked myself what in the world I would say about it this time around.  565 more words


Translation Vs. Transliteration

Transliteration involves rendering a language from one writing system to another.

Though it sounds similar to translation, they are two different processes with very different goals. 463 more words

St. Mark’s Syriac Orthodox Church

St. Mark’s belongs to one of the most ancient Christian denominations in the Holy Land: the Syriac Orthodox. A tradition developed in antiquity that the Last Supper and the first speaking in tongues, also marked on nearby Mount Zion, took place at John Mark’s house. 47 more words


Our Father?

The prayer most commonly known as Our Father or Pater Noster in the Christian faith is, most likely, one of the most patriarchal prayers of all time.  276 more words