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Published by American University in Cairo Press in Cairo, New York .
Written in English

Subjects:

Places:

  • Egypt

Subjects:

  • Coptic Church.,
  • Egypt -- Religious life and customs.

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementClaudia Yvonne Wiens ; introduced by Yousriya Loza Sawiris.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBX134.E3 W54 2003
The Physical Object
Paginationix, 121 p. :
Number of Pages121
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL3437562M
ISBN 109774247868
LC Control Number2005295315
OCLC/WorldCa51737700

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While a number of photographic books on Egypt's Christians have concentrated on the artistic and architectural heritage of the Copts, Coptic Life in Egypt focuses on the religious traditions and social life of the ordinary people, revealing a little-known side of the lived religion of a Christian community largely unfamiliar to the Western world. In this book, Febe Armanios explores Coptic religious life in Ottoman Egypt (), focusing closely on manuscripts housed in Coptic archives. Ottoman Copts frequently turned to religious discourses, practices, and rituals as they dealt with various Cited by: "While a number of photographic books on Egypt's Christians have concentrated on the artistic and architectural heritage of the Copts, Coptic Life in Egypt focuses on the religious traditions and social life of the ordinary people, revealing a little-known side of the lived religion of a Christian community largely unfamiliar to the Western world. About the Author. Gawdat Gabra is the former director of the Coptic Museum and the author, coauthor, or editor of numerous books on the history and culture of Egyptian Christianity, including The Treasures of Coptic Art (AUC Press, ) and The History and Religious Heritage of Old Cairo (AUC Press, )/5(2).

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