By: Rihbany, Abraham Mitrie
Boston, Houghton Mifflin Company: 1917
Edition: First Edition; First Printing
Seller ID: 42528
Condition: Very Good+
(viii), 74 pages; Clean and secure in original tan boards with green lettering. Abraham Mitrie Rihbany was an American theologian, philologist and historian of Greek Orthodox Lebanese descent. "In debt and nearly penniless on his arrival in New York, he went on to become a respected clergyman and nationally recognized community leader." His best-known book, The Syrian Christ (1916), was highly influential in its time in explaining the cultural background to some situations and modes of expression to be found in the Gospels. It is still cited in both Biblical Studies and Sociolinguist... View More...