S. Ephraim's Prose Refutations of Mani, Marcion, and Bardaisan, vol. 1

Williams and Norgate, 1912


Volume one of S. Ephraim's Prose Refutations contains the English translation of St. Ephraim's five discourses against false teachings. In the first discourse, Ephraim directs his main attack against the teachings of Manichaeism, a major Gnostic religion that was challenging Christianity. The other four refutations are directed at Bardaisan, Mani, and Marcion. This volume also contains discourses 2–5 in the original Syriac.

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Key Features

  • Contains St. Ephraim’s five discourses against false teachings
  • Argues against the teachings of Manichaeism
  • Provides discourses 2–5 in the original Syriac

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About Charles Wand Mitchell

Charles Wand Mitchell (1878–1917) was Hebrew Master at Merchant Taylors' School, London. He was ordained in 1907 and received his MA in 1912. In 1915, he served in World War I as a chaplain in the Canadian Army. It was on the Front, while bandaging a wounded soldier, where he was fatally wounded on May 3, 1917.


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