Wednesday, May 6, 2009

The Genocide of Syrian Christians

"The Genocide of Syrian Christians in the Ottomon Turk

Empire & the Split in Malankara Church"

One of the first book written by an 'Indian' author in English, on the FORGOTTEN GENOCIDE OF THE SYRIAC CHRISTIANS, has been released in Bombay recently.

The book provides description on the history of our Syrian Orthodox Church till today, with special emphasize on the Syrian Christian Genocide that happened between 1895 & 1928 under the erstwhile Ottoman Turk Empire (the massacre at Diarbakir during Patriarch `Abded-Mshiho-II's time and more specifically the SAYFO, during first world war when tens of thousands of Syrian Orthodox were martyred), and its repercussion in Malankara Syrian Church. A brief introduction to Malankara and Antiochean Syriac Christianity is also included in the book.

The book is enriched with the forward of Metropolitan H.E. Mor Thimoethos Thomas (Kottayam) and congratulatory messages from H.E. Mor Theophilos George Saliba (Lebanon), H.E. Mor Julius Hanna Aydin (Germany) and Malankara Malpan Very Rev. Curien Corepsicopa Kaniamaprambil.

The author of the book is Mr. John Mathew Narekattu, Mumbai. In Kerala the book is available at Mor Julius Book Centre at St. Joseph's Cathedral, Kottayam.

Pages: 112

Language: English

Price: Rs. 100/- (US $ 6.00)

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