Stephen bar Sudaili, the Syrian mystic, and the book of Hierotheos

Frothingham F. Stephen bar Sudaili, the Syrian mystic, and the book of Hierotheos. -1886

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85 and his friends desired to procure a copy of the Book ot
Hierotheos in order that it should become their leader on
the way of salvation. It is a significant fact that the highest
dignitaries of the Syrian Church should adopt as their eso¬
teric Bible, so to speak, as a divine revelation, a work like
this. A few passages from this letter will be given in a note,
to illustrate what has just been said and to show the rea¬
sons which led Theodosios to undertake his commentaryx).