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The Emergence of the Modern Coptic Papacy: The Popes of Egypt: A History of the Coptic Church and Its Patriarchs, Volume 3

Magdi Guirguis and Nelly van Doorn-Harder

Published in print:
2011
Published Online:
May 2012
ISBN:
9789774161032
eISBN:
9781617971037
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774161032.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This third and final volume of The Popes of Egypt spans the five centuries from the arrival of the Ottomans in 1517 to the present era. Hardly any scholarly work has been written about the Copts ... More


Coptic Christology in Practice: Incarnation and Divine Participation in Late Antique and Medieval Egypt

Stephen J. Davis

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199258628
eISBN:
9780191718052
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258628.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

This book is a study of ancient and medieval Christology. Employing a range of interdisciplinary methods derived from the fields of social history, discourse theory, ritual studies, and the visual ... More


“Development is the Golden Word”: Coptic Orphans and the Coptic Orthodox Church in Egypt

Jennifer M. Brinkerhoff

in Institutional Reform and Diaspora Entrepreneurs: The In-Between Advantage

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
August 2016
ISBN:
9780190278229
eISBN:
9780190278250
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780190278229.003.0004
Subject:
Economics and Finance, International

This chapter investigates how diaspora institutional entrepreneurs can reform social institutions and effectively overcome institutional decoupling. Nermien Riad is a US-based Copt and founder and ... More


The Coptic Question in the Mubarak Era

Sebastian Elsasser

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199368396
eISBN:
9780199368419
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199368396.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

Part of the legacy of the Mubarak era (1980–2011) in Egypt is the unsettled state of Muslim-Christian relations and the increasing volatility of sectarian tensions, which also overshadowed the first ... More


The Coptic Papacy in Islamic Egypt (641–1517): The Popes of Egypt: A History of the Coptic Church and Its Patriarchs Volume 2

Mark N. Swanson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774160936
eISBN:
9781617970498
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774160936.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Early Christian Studies

In Volume 1 of this series, Stephen Davis contended that the themes of “apostolicity, martyrdom, monastic patronage, and theological resistance” were determinative for the cultural construction of ... More


Coptic Identity and Ayyubid Politics in Egypt: 1218–1250

Kurt J. Werthmuller

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163456
eISBN:
9781617970238
Item type:
book
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163456.001.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

Using the life and writings of Cyril III Ibn Laqlaq, 75th patriarch of the Coptic Orthodox Church, along with a variety of Christian and Muslim chroniclers, this study explores the identity and ... More


Toward the Third Millennium

Otto F.A. Meinardus

in Two Thousand Years of Coptic Christianity

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2012
ISBN:
9789774247576
eISBN:
9781617970986
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774247576.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The unprecedented revival of the Coptic Church toward the second half of the twentieth century is one of the great historical events of world Christianity. Following the enthronement of Pope Cyril VI ... More


The Rise of Sectarian Polemics

Sebastian Elsässer

in The Coptic Question in the Mubarak Era

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
May 2014
ISBN:
9780199368396
eISBN:
9780199368419
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199368396.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

In late Mubarak era witnessed an increasingly explosive feedback between public sectarian polemics and sectarian violence. An analysis shows that polemics were partly facilitated, by unsolved issues ... More


Liturgy at Wadi al-Natrun

Maged S.A. Mikhail and Mark Moussa

in Christianity and Monasticism in Wadi al-Natrun: Essays from the 2002 International Symposium of the Saint Mark Foundation and the Saint Shenouda the Archimandrite Coptic Society

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774162602
eISBN:
9781617970474
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774162602.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

This chapter reports the types of liturgical services that have been found in the area and their eventual influence on the liturgical tradition of the Coptic Church, as observed in the contents of ... More


Indexing of Manuscripts for the Churches of Naqada and Qus

Gawdat Gabra and Hany N. Takla

in Christianity and Monasticism in Upper Egypt: Volume 2 Nag Hammadi–Esna

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
September 2011
ISBN:
9789774163111
eISBN:
9781617970481
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:
10.5743/cairo/9789774163111.003.0011
Subject:
Religion, History of Christianity

The manuscript collection is a mine of knowledge concerning local clergy. The arrangement and classification system utilized in the manuscript library of the church are identical to the system used ... More


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