Mini Episode 1: Ephrem on the Nativity

 
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In this episode, Gerhard talks about St. Ephrem the Syrian. Ephrem might rightly be called the Church’s greatest theologian-poet. Listen to this episode and you’ll find out exactly why, as Gerhard reads one of his hymns on the Nativity.

Sources:

Biography
The Luminous Eye: The Spiritual World Vision of Saint Ephrem the Syrian by Sebastian Brock

By St. Ephrem
Ephrem the Syrian: Hymns
Selected Prose Works

Music

“Night Owl” by Broke For Free (cc-by)
“Feel Good (Instrumental)” by Broke for Free (cc-by)
“Heart Ache” by Broke for Free (cc-by)
“Solitude” by Broke for Free (cc-by)