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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.

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Perspectives.............................................7

INTERVIEW
My Interview with H. H. Pope Shenouda III................9
Editor

ORTHODOXY AND CATHOLICISM
Tension Engendered by Theological Statements on the
Exercise of the Primacy.................................15
Bishop Anba Gregorios

COPTIC ORTHODOX SAINTHOOD
Saint Mena the Wonder-Worker............................35
Fayek M. Ishak

DOCTRINAL AND HISTORICAL STUDY
The Living Orthodoxy of the Coptic Church...............53
Iris Habib el-Masri

THE ALEXANDRIANA
Reviving the Great Library of Alexandria................57
Fayek M. Ishak

DESERT MONASTICISM
Notes on the Revival of Upper Egyptian Monasticism......67
Otto F.A. Meinardus

COPTIC ART
A Note on the Conception per oculum in Coptic Art.......77
Otto F.A. Meinardus

PHILOSPHY OF RELIGION
Secularism, Orthodoxy and Rationality...................83
David C. Flagel

A RARE BOOK
E.A. Wallis Budge, Texts Relating to Saint Mena of
Egypt and Canons of Nicaea in a Nubian Dialect.........105
Boulos A. Ayad

ARCHAEOLOGICAL EXCAVATIONS
The Monastery of Mar Mena at Mareotis..................109
Mounir Shoucri

SITE STUDY
The Desert Town of Abba Mena...........................115
Fr. Mina 'Abdalla 'Ebeid

LITERATURE
The Miracle of St. Mena in Christian Nubian Literature.119
Boulos Ayad Ayad

The Cross in Christian Literature......................123
B.A.A.

BOOK REVIEWS
Alan Jones, Soul Making: The Desert Way of
Spirituality...........................................129
Fayek M. Ishak

NOTES ON CONTRIBUTORS..................................133

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Pages
140
Published
1987