Recommended Brock-Syriac-Gnostic Books in English
Note: Professor Brock is my radio guest, Parts One though Four, during August on Spiritual Awakening Radio. See: http://www.SpiritualAwakeningRadio.com
After that, in September will be the Gnostic Series with Gnostic bishop Stephan Hoeller of Ecclesia Gnostica.
Recommended Brock/Syriac Books in English
"Brock Bundle" from Gorgias Press
Four new books by Syriac scholar Sebastian Brock are now available from Gorgias Press. It includes: The Wisdom of St. Isaac of Nineveh, Select Poems of Ephrem the Syrian, The Bible in the Syriac Tradition, and Introduction to Syriac Studies.
Gorgias Press: http://www.GorgiasPress.com
Also available are other books by Brock including The Hidden Pearl: The Aramaic Heritage, and books of other Syriac Saints translated into English.
Note: Gorgias also has several books on the Mandaean Gnostics of Iraq and Iran.
A List of Other Important, Key Syriac Books -- Various Publishers
The Letters of John of Dalyatha, Translated from Syriac-Aramaic by Mary Hansbury, published by Gorgias Press -- a very important new book on Light-mysticism;
The Syriac Fathers on Prayer and the Spiritual Life, Sebastian Brock, Cistercian Publications -- an excellent anthology of Syriac mystics and saints, a kind of Syriac "Philokalia" or "Nag Hammadi"-like collection of important texts;
The Book of Common Prayer of the Syrian Church, Bede Griffiths, Gorgias Press;
Daily Readings With....St. Isaac of Syria, Sebastian Brock, Templegate Publishers;
The Luminous Eye -- The Spiritual World Vision of Saint Ephrem the Syrian, Sebastian Brock, Cistercian Publications;
Apocryphal Acts of the Apostles I/II, William Wright, Georg Olms Verlag (Books), contains Acts of Thomas with the Hymn of the Pearl and other hymns, from the Syriac;
A Garland of Hymns from the Early Church, translated from Syriac by Sebastian Brock, St. Athanasius' Coptic Publishing Center, 1989, Mclean, VA USA -- includes some of the Odes of Solomon along with other early psalms;
Other Translations of the Book of the Odes
The Apocryphal Old Testament, edited by H.F.D. Sparks, Claredon Press/Oxford University Press -- contains the best overall complete translation of the Odes to date;
The Odes of Solomon, Wayne Monbleau, Loving Grace Ministries, New Jersey -- uses the J. Rendel Harris translation;
Also see: The Odes of Solomon, translated by James H. Charlesworth;