‘Abdisho Bar Berīkā
‘ABDISHO BAR BERĪKĀ
Or Ebedjesu, Nestorian writer and metropolitan of Nisibis (Soba) and Armenia; d. November 1318. A monk (c. 1284) and bishop of Sīghar and Bet ‘Arabājē, he became metropolitan of Nisibis in 1291. His voluminous writings in Syriac are listed at the end of his Catalogue of Writers (Badger, 361–379). Commentaries on the OT and NT, Book of the Secrets of the Philosophy of the Greeks, Book on the Wonderful Economy of Salvation, and many letters are lost. His Book of the Pearl and an Introduction to the Trinity and Incarnation are Nestorian dogmatic treatises; his Symbolum, Canonical Collection, Table of Church Orders and Laws, 50 spiritual poems called Eden-Paradise, Book of Jewels, and his Book of the Foundations of Religion are also preserved, some in Syriac and some in Arabic.
Bibliography: a. baumstark, Geschichte der syrischen Literatur (Bonn 1922) 323–325. j. parisot, Dictionnaire de théologie catholique 1.1:24–27. b. kotter, Lexikon für Theologie und Kirche 3:625–626. g. p. badger, The Nestorians and Their Rituals, 2 v. (London 1852) 2:422. j. m. vostÉ, Orientalia Christiana periodica 7 (1941) 233–250, Ascension. g. graf, Geschichte der christlichen arabischen Literatur 1:165; 2:214–216. j. dauviller, Dictionnaire de droit canonique (Paris 1935–65) 5:91–134.
[f. x. murphy]
"‘Abdisho Bar Berīkā." New Catholic Encyclopedia. . Encyclopedia.com. (November 15, 2018). https://www.encyclopedia.com/religion/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/abdisho-bar-berika
"‘Abdisho Bar Berīkā." New Catholic Encyclopedia. . Retrieved November 15, 2018 from Encyclopedia.com: https://www.encyclopedia.com/religion/encyclopedias-almanacs-transcripts-and-maps/abdisho-bar-berika
Encyclopedia.com gives you the ability to cite reference entries and articles according to common styles from the Modern Language Association (MLA), The Chicago Manual of Style, and the American Psychological Association (APA).
Within the “Cite this article” tool, pick a style to see how all available information looks when formatted according to that style. Then, copy and paste the text into your bibliography or works cited list.
Because each style has its own formatting nuances that evolve over time and not all information is available for every reference entry or article, Encyclopedia.com cannot guarantee each citation it generates. Therefore, it’s best to use Encyclopedia.com citations as a starting point before checking the style against your school or publication’s requirements and the most-recent information available at these sites:
Modern Language Association
The Chicago Manual of Style
American Psychological Association
- Most online reference entries and articles do not have page numbers. Therefore, that information is unavailable for most Encyclopedia.com content. However, the date of retrieval is often important. Refer to each style’s convention regarding the best way to format page numbers and retrieval dates.
- In addition to the MLA, Chicago, and APA styles, your school, university, publication, or institution may have its own requirements for citations. Therefore, be sure to refer to those guidelines when editing your bibliography or works cited list.