The 21: A Journey Into the Land of Coptic Martyrs

06 April 2020 | By Martin Mosebach | Filed in: copts.

Behind a gruesome ISIS beheading video lies the untold story of the men in orange and the faith community that formed these unlikely modern day saints and heroes In a carefully choreographed propaganda video released in February 2015, ISIS militants behead twenty one orange clad Christian men on a

Christianity and Monasticism in Middle Egypt

06 April 2020 | By Gawdat Gabra | Filed in: copts.

Christianity and monasticism have long flourished along the Nile in Middle Egypt, the region stretching from al Bahnasa Oxyrhynchus to Dayr al Ganadla The contributors to this volume, international specialists in Coptology from around the world, examine various aspects of Coptic civilization in

Coptic Civilization: Two Thousand Years of Christianity in Egypt

06 April 2020 | By Gawdat Gabra | Filed in: copts.

Egypt s Copts make up one of the oldest and largest Christian communities in the Middle East Yet despite the availability of a large number of books on aspects of Coptic culture, including art and architecture, monasticism, theology, and music, there is to date no single volume that provides a

Christianity and Monasticism in Aswan and Nubia

06 April 2020 | By Hany Takla | Filed in: copts.

Christianity and monasticism have flourished along the Nile Valley in the Aswan region of Upper Egypt and in what was once Nubia, from as early as the fourth century until the present day The contributors to this volume, international specialists in Coptology from around the world, examine various

Christianity and Monasticism in Upper Egypt: Volume I: Akhmim and Sohag

06 April 2020 | By Gawdat Gabra | Filed in: copts.

Christianity and monasticism have flourished along the Nile Valley in the Sohag region of Upper Egypt from as early as the fourth century until the present day The contributors to this volume, international specialists in Coptology from around the world, examine various aspects of Coptic

Coptic Monasteries: Art and Architecture of Early Christian Egypt

06 April 2020 | By Gawdat Gabra | Filed in: copts.

Egypt, the birthplace of communal monasticism, has a rich store of monasteries and monastic art Coptic Monasteries takes the reader on a tour of the best preserved and most significant of these ancient religious centers, documenting in exhaustive detail the richness and the glory of the Coptic

The Treasures of Coptic Art: In the Coptic Museum and Churches of Old Cairo

06 April 2020 | By Gawdat Gabra | Filed in: copts.

Egypt s Coptic Church is one of the oldest in the world, with a cultural tradition dating back two millennia, during which time churches have been built and a variety of distinctive art forms have flourished The world s largest and most exquisite collection of Coptic artifacts is now housed in the

Gnostic Bible: The Pistis Sophia Unveiled

06 April 2020 | By Samael Aun Weor | Filed in: copts.

The Secret Teachings of Jesus as Recorded by His Disciples It came to pass, when Jesus had risen from the dead, that he passed eleven years discoursing with his disciples, and instructing them The Pistis Sophia The Apostles wrote down what Jesus taught them during those eleven years,

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06 April 2020 | By Hugh G. Evelyn-White | Filed in: copts.

Publications of the Metropolitan Museum of Art Egyptian Expedition, 2, 4, 8 1 New Coptic texts from the Monastery of Saint Macarius edited with an introd on the Library at the Monastery of Saint Macarius with an appendix on a Copto Arabic ms by G P G Sobhy 2 The history of the

Making Christians: Clement of Alexandria and the Rhetoric of Legitimacy

06 April 2020 | By Denise Kimber Buell | Filed in: copts.

How did second century Christians vie with each other in seeking to produce an authoritative discourse of Christian identity In this innovative book, Denise Buell argues that many early Christians deployed the metaphors of procreation and kinship in the struggle over claims to represent the truth