in The Emergence of the Modern Coptic Papacy: The Popes of Egypt: A History of the Coptic Church and Its Patriarchs, Volume 3
- Published in print:
- Published Online:
- May 2012
- Item type:
- American University in Cairo Press
- Religion, History of Christianity
This chapter looks at how a real and tangible shift occurred in the middle of the seventeenth century in the leadership of the community, away from the Coptic popes and toward distinguished notables.