Shinsharah is near the modern settlement of Hass and has also been called Khirbet Hass in the past. The church dates back to the C4th, but is in an extremely damaged state with so much fallen masonry that it is difficult to discern the original floor plan.
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Emma Loosley, The Architecture and Liturgy of the Bema in Fourth- to-Sixth-Century Syrian Churches, TSEC 1, Brill, 2012 http://www.brill.com/architecture-and-liturgy-bema-fourth-sixth-century-syrian-churches
Emma Loosley, “Shinsharah,” Architecture and Asceticism, accessed June 21, 2021, https://architectureandasceticism.exeter.ac.uk/items/show/181.