The Blessing of Blessings: Grigor of Narek's Commentary on the Song of Songs  -
Buy Item InStock33.70$33.70 Add To Cart
Add To Wishlist

The Blessing of Blessings: Grigor of Narek's Commentary on the Song of Songs

Liturgical Press / 2007 / Paperback

$33.70 (CBD Price)
Availability: In Stock
CBD Stock No: WW072155

* This product is available for shipment only to the USA.
* This product is not available for expedited shipping.
  • Others Also Purchased (15)
  • In This Series (16)
Others Also Purchased (15)
Description
Availability
Price
Add
Include
  1. In Stock
    $10.49
    Retail: $13.99
    Add To Cart
    $10.49
  2. In Stock
    $4.99
    Retail: $6.99
    Add To Cart
    $4.99
  3. In Stock
    $8.49
    Retail: $14.99
    Add To Cart
    $8.49
  4. In Stock
    $9.99
    Retail: $15.99
    Add To Cart
    $9.99
  5. In Stock
    $9.49
    Retail: $14.99
    Add To Cart
    $9.49
  6. In Stock
    $10.49
    Retail: $16.99
    Add To Cart
    $10.49
  7. In Stock
    $8.49
    Retail: $14.99
    Add To Cart
    $8.49
  8. This product will be released on 09/06/16.
    $8.99
    Retail: $15.99
    Add To Cart
    $8.99
  9. In Stock
    $4.99
    Retail: $6.99
    Add To Cart
    $4.99
  10. In Stock
    $11.49
    Retail: $17.99
    Add To Cart
    $11.49
In This Series (16)
Description
Availability
Price
Add
Include
  1. Expected to ship on or about 07/30/16.
    $22.45
    Add To Cart
    $22.45
  2. In Stock
    $15.39
    Retail: $19.95
    Add To Cart
    $15.39
  3. Expected to ship on or about 07/30/16.
    $44.95
    Add To Cart
    $44.95

Product Information

Format: Paperback
Number of Pages: 225
Vendor: Liturgical Press
Publication Date: 2007
Dimensions: 8.50 X 5.50 (inches)
ISBN: 0879072156
ISBN-13: 9780879072155
Availability: In Stock
Series: Cistercian Studies

Other Customers Also Purchased

  1. Flame of Resistance
    Flame of Resistance
    Tracy Groot
    Tyndale House / 2012 / Trade Paperback
    $10.49 Retail: $13.99 Save 25% ($3.50)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 24 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW359472
  2. The Missing Will - The Amish Millionaire #4
    The Missing Will - The Amish Millionaire #4
    Wanda E. Brunstetter, Jean Brunstetter
    Shiloh Run Press / 2016 / Trade Paperback
    $4.99 Retail: $6.99 Save 29% ($2.00)
    5 Stars Out Of 5 2 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW092062
    Video
  3. #1: No Way Up
    #1: No Way Up
    Mary Connealy
    Bethany House / 2016 / Trade Paperback
    $8.49 Retail: $14.99 Save 43% ($6.50)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW211812
  4. The Stubborn Father - The Amish Millionaire #2
    The Stubborn Father - The Amish Millionaire #2
    Wanda E. Brunstetter, Jean Brunstetter
    Shiloh Run Press / 2016 / Trade Paperback
    $4.99 Retail: $6.99 Save 29% ($2.00)
    4.5 Stars Out Of 5 6 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW092040
    Video

Related Products

  1. Ecclesiastes and Song of Songs: Teach the Text Commentary  - Slightly Imperfect
    Ecclesiastes and Song of Songs: Teach the Text Commentary - Slightly Imperfect
    Baker Books / 2013 / Hardcover
    $7.99 Retail: $29.99 Save 73% ($22.00)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW092230DA
  2. The Odes of Solomon
    The Odes of Solomon
    Michael Lattke
    Fortress Press / 2009 / Hardcover
    $49.99 Retail: $84.00 Save 40% ($34.01)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW660567
  3. Song of Songs -- Slightly Imperfect
    Song of Songs -- Slightly Imperfect
    Yale University Press / 2007 / Trade Paperback
    $40.49 Retail: $65.00 Save 38% ($24.51)
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW139495DA
  4. Ecclesiastes & Song of Solomon: Holman Old Testament Commentary [HOTC]
    Ecclesiastes & Song of Solomon: Holman Old Testament Commentary [HOTC]
    David George Moore, Daniel Akin
    B&H Books / 2003 / Hardcover
    $13.99 Retail: $19.99 Save 30% ($6.00)
    4 Stars Out Of 5 1 Reviews
    Availability: In Stock
    CBD Stock No: WW94820

Publisher's Description

Gregory of Narek (c. 945-1003), a monk and a priest, is best known for his poetic works, and one of the few commentators on the Song of Songs, which was so great a focus among western monastic writers of the patristic and medieval periods. Living during a period of cultural and religious renaissance which preceded the Turkish and Mongol invasions of Armenia, and in a period of conflict between the non-Chalcedonian Christians of his native land and their Byzantine neighbors, Grigor worked from the Armenian text of the Song, which is slightly longer than the Septuagint or Hebrew versions and contains passages which vary from them. In his commentary Grigor traces themes and draws on other scriptural books to remind readers that every human person is endowed with an innate love for God, which in his words, 'cannot be sapped.'

Editorial Reviews

By translating Gregory of Narek’s Commentary on the Song of Songs, Roberta Ervine has done a wonderful service in making the riches of Armenian Christianity available to a wider audience. . . . This book is a must for anyone interested in the history of the exegesis of the Song of Songs and is recommended for students of Armenian Christianity or monastic spirituality.
The American Benedictine Review

Encouraging Christians that the love of God is immortal, The Blessing of Blessings is recommended for Christian scholars and non-specialist general readers alike.
Midwest Book Review

Product Reviews

Be the first to write a review!

Ask Christianbook

Back
×

Ask Christianbook

What would you like to know about this product? Please enter your name, your email and your question regarding the product in the fields below, and we'll answer you in the next 24-48 hours.

If you need immediate assistance regarding this product or any other, please call 1-800-CHRISTIAN to speak directly with a customer service representative.

Find Related Products

Author/Artist Review

Start A New Search