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Sidney Harrison Griffith, 1938‒


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Language

English

Gender

Male

Date of birth

  • 16 December 1938

Nationality

United States of America

Profession

Professeur à l'Institute of Christian Oriental research, The Catholic University of America, Washington, D. C. (en 1992)

Profession

أستاذ الدراسات المسيحية المبكرة بالجامعة الكاثوليكية الأمريكية

Profession

Professor of Early Christian Studies at the Catholic University of America

Activity

Christianisme arabe  —  Monachisme syriaque  —  Rencontres chrétiennes et musulmanes médiévales et dialogue œcuménique et interreligieux

Activity

المسيحية العربية  —  الرهبانية السريانية  —  القاءات المسيحية الإسلامية في العصور الوسطى وحوار الأديان

Activity

Arabic Christianity  —  Syriac monasticism  —  Medieval Christian-Muslim encounters and ecumenical and interfaith dialogue

Biography

  • He began his career when he was ordained a Catholic priest in 1965. He continued his studies and was awarded a licentiate in theology in 1967. In 1977, he graduated with a Ph.D. from the same university. The subject of the thesis was Syriac and Medieval Arabic. He immediately assumed teaching duties, and in 1984 rose to director of the university's Graduate Program in Early Christian Studies. During his career, he has been a visiting professor or fellow at, among other institutions, The Institute for Advanced Studies at The Hebrew University of Jerusalem and Georgetown University. Furthermore, he has been president of three separate professional societies in his field. He has published prolifically on Syriac Christianity and Christian Arabs

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  • Griffith, Sidney H., 1938‒

  • Griffith, Sidney, 1938‒

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