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Stephen bar Sudaili
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[German Version]

The only reliable dating for Stephen is found in the letter about him written by Philoxenus of Mabbug (between 512 and 518), attacking him and especially his idea of universal salvation and oneness. In light of a similar statement by the Syrian Orthodox patriarch Cyricaus (793–817), Stephen was also identified as the author of the Book of Saint Hierotheos. Cyriacus was followed by later commentators on this book, Theodosius of Antioch (887–896) and Bar Hebraeus (13th cent.). Recent studies have also showed the similarity in content between Stephen and the Book of Hiero…

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Tamcke, Martin, “Stephen bar Sudaili”, in: Religion Past and Present. Consulted online on 21 July 2019 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1877-5888_rpp_SIM_025760>
First published online: 2011
First print edition: ISBN: 9789004146662, 2006-2013



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