The 21: A Journey Into the Land of Coptic Martyrs

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

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 M

Coptic Civilization: Two Thousand Years of Christianity in Egypt

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 comp

Christianity and Monasticism in Aswan and Nubia

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

Coptic Monasteries: Art and Architecture of Early Christian Egypt

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 heri

Gnostic Bible: The Pistis Sophia Unveiled

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, resultin

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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 monasterie