The first of the Chaldean Pillars series has been published and is now available on Amazon.com. Written by His Excellency, Mar Sarhad Yawsip Jammo, it offers a Chaldean perspective on the Old Testament. As stated in the introduction, “This book will aid the Chaldean faithful, and potentially many others, in realizing their call to be both the beneficiary of Christ’s grace and the specially tuned heralds of his universal redemption.” The following book in the series will offer the Chaldean perspective on the New Tetament.
Just in time for the holiday season, this book will be a wonderful gift for loved ones and friends who wish to deepen their understanding of Scripture.
The following is an exerpt taken from the Introduction of the book.
Purpose of this Book By using the Mesopotamian culture to fulfill his plan of salvation, God allowed his grace and mercy to be manifested toward the Chaldeans throughout the Scriptures. As several personalities and events throughout the Bible are intimately connected to Mesopotamia, specifically with Babylon, one may trace the Chaldean Christian identity through the study of particular heroes and their narratives. This book is therefore conceived as a manual for Bible study sodalities of adult Chaldean faithful. While presenting the community with scriptural and ecclesiastic personalities as champions of the faith, it will also guide them to read the Scriptures with Chaldean sensitivity. This book will aid the Chaldean faithful, and potentially many others, in realizing their call to be both the beneficiary of Christ’s grace and the specially tuned heralds of his universal redemption.