Highlights include a detailed study of the works of St. Athanasius Apostolikos. The intricate problem of Christology and the related dispute between Alexandria, Rome and Byzantium are presented in addition to the disturbing eruption of Atheism. Another chapter deals with heresy and controversy over doctrinal tenets in the early years of the...
Features articles on the tension between the Orthodox and Catholic churches, the Alexandriana or the great library of Alexandria, St. Menas the Wonder-Worker, reviving desert monasticism, and a rare book on the Canons of Nicaea.
Work in Coptic Patrology and Mimarology, significance of discipleship, marriage and sexuality: St. Athanasius vs Manichaeism, Coptic Chronology and Iconography of St. Joseph, the Spouse of the Holy Virgin Mary, the mystery of the Eucharist, the importance of the Coptic language and literature, and sin rise and the related origin of the world.
Features "Spiritual Awakening" by His Holiness Pope Shenouda III, "Christology of St. Cyril, Pillar of Faith", "The Holy Apostles", "Saint Regula", "The Spirituality of St. Athanasius", "The Great City of Rakoti", "The Old Coptic Church of the Temple of Dandarah", "Pan-Orthodoxy" or Orthodox Unity.
Features (a)the appearance of Saint Mary on the cave where the Holy Family sojourned in Egypt, (b) the theology of 'otherness', (c) old Egyptian tradition of marriage, (d) survival of Pharaonic funerary customs, (e) the spirituality of the Coptic Church, (f) Saint Verena, (g) Rakoti and the cradle of civilization, (h) manuscript study, and (i) ancient...
The evolution of Coptic iconography as a sacred art, tracing its Pharaonic sources,its deeply-rooted theological origins, its artistic embellishments, the miraculous efficacy of certain icons, the universal appeal and symbolism, the marvelous aestheticism, and the linkage between the tangible world and the heavenly unseen kingdom of God. This study is...