Ephrem the Syrian Quotes

Ephrem the Syrian (circa 306 – 373), also known as Saint Ephraim, was a Syriac Christian deacon, hermit, and a prolific Syriac-language hymnographer and theologian. He wrote a wide variety of hymns, poems, and sermons in verse, as well as prose exegesis. The most important of his works are his lyric, teaching hymns, full of rich, poetic imagery drawn from biblical sources, folk tradition, and other religions and philosophies. Saint Ephraim is popularly credited as the founder of the School of Nisibis, which, in later centuries was the center of learning of the Syriac Orthodox Church.

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