The Coptic papacy in Islamic Egypt (641-1517) (eBook, 2010) [WorldCat.org]
skip to content
New WorldCat.org coming soon
The Coptic papacy in Islamic Egypt (641-1517)
Checking...

The Coptic papacy in Islamic Egypt (641-1517)

Author: Mark N Swanson
Publisher: Cairo ; New York : American University in Cairo Press, ©2010.
Series: Popes of Egypt, v. 2.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats
Summary:
The author shows that the medieval Coptic popes (641-1517 CE) were regularly portrayed as standing in continuity with their saintly predecessors; however, at the same time they were active in creating something new, the Coptic Orthodox Church, a community that struggled to preserve a distinctive life and witness within the new Islamic world order.
Subjects
More like this

Find a copy in the library

&AllPage.SpinnerRetrieving; Finding libraries that hold this item...

Details

Genre/Form: Electronic books
History
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Mark N Swanson
ISBN: 9774160932 9789774160936 1617970492 9781617970498 1936190389 9781936190386
OCLC Number: 680621267
Language Note: English.
Description: 1 online resource (xxii, 226 pages)
Contents: Continuity and reinvention --
Patient sufferers --
Crisis of cohesion --
Saints and sinners --
Transitions --
Chaos and glory --
Marginalized patriarchs --
A burst of holiness --
Humility in action.
Series Title: Popes of Egypt, v. 2.
Responsibility: Mark N. Swanson.

Abstract:

The author shows that the medieval Coptic popes (641-1517 CE) were regularly portrayed as standing in continuity with their saintly predecessors; however, at the same time they were active in creating something new, the Coptic Orthodox Church, a community that struggled to preserve a distinctive life and witness within the new Islamic world order.

Reviews

Retrieving GoodReads reviews...
Retrieving DOGObooks reviews...

Confirm this request

You may have already requested this item. Please select Ok if you would like to proceed with this request anyway.

Close Window

Please sign in to WorldCat 

Don't have an account? You can easily create a free account.