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Brock, S., St. Ephrem the Syrian: Hymns On Paradise (Crestwood, NY: St Vladimir’s Seminary Press, 1990)

Brock, S. and Kiraz, G. A., Ephrem the Syrian: Select Poems (Text and ET: Provo, UT: Brigham Young University, 2006)

Brock, S., The Harp of the Spirit: Poems of Saint Ephrem the Syrian (Publications of the Institute for Orthodox Christian Studies, Cambridge, 2013)

Matthews E. G. and Amar J. P., ed. McVey, K., St. Ephrem the Syrian: Selected Prose Works (The Fathers of the Church Patristic Series: Catholic University of America Press, 1994)

McCarthy, C., Saint Ephrem’s Commentary on Tatian’s Diatessaron: An English Translation of Chester Beatty Syriac MS 709 with Introduction and Notes (Journal of Semitic Studies Supplement) (Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1993)

McVey, K. Ephrem the Syrian: Hymns (Classics of Western Spirituality) (New York: Paulist Press, 1989)

Wickes J. T., St. Ephrem the Syrian: The Hymns on Faith (The Fathers of the Church Patristic Series: Catholic University of America Press, 2015)


Brock, S. The Luminous Eye: The Spiritual World Vision of Saint Ephrem the Syrian (Rome: CIIS; republished Cistercian Publications 1992)

den Biesen, K., Simple and Bold: Ephrem’s Art of Symbolic Thought (Piskataway, NJ: Gorgias Press, 2006)

Murray, R. Symbols of Church and Kingdom: A Study in Early Syriac Tradition (London: T. & T. Clark, 1975 - revised 2006)

Possekel, U., Evidence of Greek Philosophical Concepts in the Writings of Ephrem the Syrian (Corpus Scriptorum Christianorum Orientalium supplement 102, Louvain: Peeters, 1999)

Russell, P. S., St Ephraem the Syrian and St. Gregory the Theologian Confront the Arians (Kottayam, 1994)