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The Coptic Christian heritage. Farag, Faith, and culture : history, faith, and culture

Publisher: London : Routledge, 2014.
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Document Type: Book
ISBN: 0415781035 9780415781039 0415781027 9780415781022 1134666845 9781134666843
OCLC Number: 870638246
Description: 336 pages
Contents: Introduction Lois M. Farag PART ONE: COPTIC CHRISTIAN HISTORY 1. The Pre-Christian Period: Changing Times and Cultural Endurance Mariam F. Ayad 2. The Early Christian Period (42-642): The Spread and Defense of the Christian Faith under Roman Rule Lois M. Farag 3. The Early Islamic Period (642-1517): From the Arab Conquest through Mamluk Rule Maged S. A. Mikhail 4. The Ottoman Period (1517-1798): Beyond Persecution or Tolerance Febe Armanios 5. The Pre-Modern Period (1798-1952): The Age of Coptic Citizenship and Reform Maged Hanna 6. The Modern Period (1952-2011): An Era of Trials, Tribulations, and Triumphs Saad Michael Saad PART TWO: COPTIC RELIGIOUS CULTURE 7. Theology: Defending Orthodoxy Lois M. Farag 8. Monasticism: Living Scripture and Theological Orthodoxy Lois M. Farag 9. Spirituality: In God's Presence Lois M. Farag 10. Liturgy: Heaven on Earth John Paul Abdelsayed 11. Music: Performing Coptic Expressive Culture Carolyn M. Ramzy PART THREE: COPTIC LITERARY CULTURE 12. Coptic Language: The Link to Ancient Egyptian Hany N. Takla 13. The Greek Literature of the Copts: Innovative and Formative Era Lois M. Farag 14. Coptic Literature: Copts Writing in their Own Tongue Hany N. Takla 15. Coptic Arabic Literature: When Arabic Became the Language of the Saints Samuel Moawad PART FOUR: COPTIC MATERIAL CULTURE 16. Art: A Multifaceted Artistic Heritage Gawdat Gabra
Responsibility: edited by Lois M. Farag.
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"The Coptic Christian Heritage fills an urgent need for better information about and understanding of the history, culture, and spirituality of Coptic Christians. Lois Farag and her colleagues have Read more...

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