A detailed overview of over forty-five books previously published in Arabic titled The Ritual Gem of the Coptic Church Between the Oriental and Eastern Churches. This summary solely focuses on the Church of Alexandria, but the comparison of the Church of Alexandria to the Eastern and Oriental Churches are detailed in the aforementioned series. This work entails a vast study in the development of the Coptic Liturgy from both Egyptian and international Coptic Scholars in addition to the Coptic heritage that has been preserved from manuscripts within Egypt and international museums and libraries. These liturgical studies are paramount in that it is the first of its type to be presented in the Coptic Church that relies on the Church Fathers, the canons, and the liturgical rites preserved in the manuscripts of the heritage of the Coptic Church.
We know that John the Baptist ate locusts, but were they insects or sweet beans? Why did a fish swallow a coin that Jesus later used to pay the temple tax? How could walking beside a donkey have made Joseph a laughingstock? Good handling of biblical passages demands a working knowledge of the historical and [...]
Encyclopedia of Christian Q & A BY: HG Bishop Youssef “This reference book provides extensive insight into most aspects of Christian life, such as the church traditions, rites, dogma, comparative theology, spirituality, faith, ecumenical, social, contemporary issues, etc. This is an accumulation of questions that His Grace Bishop Youssef has received over a span of [...]
Enrich your Bible study with up-to-date scholarship and hundreds of color photos! Succinctly introducing the culture of biblical times, Beck’s illustrated guide clarifies often misunderstood portions of God’s Word. His fascinating insights on ancient manners, customs, work, daily activities, and more will help you grasp the full meaning and context of Scripture with the help [...]
Looking for a comprehensive, reliable guide to the Bible? You’ve just found it! Updated to reflect the most recent scholarship, this easy-to-read edition features a complete commentary on the entire Bible; book introductions that include current information on biblical history, geography, and archaeology; hundreds of full-color illustrations, photographs, maps, diagrams, and charts; and more. Indispensable! [...]
How did the books of the Bible come to be recognized as Holy Scripture? Who decided what shape the canon should take? What criteria influenced these decisions? After nearly nineteen centuries the canon of Scripture still remains an issue of debate. Protestants, Catholics and the Orthodox all have slightly differing collections of documents in their [...]
A detailed overview of over forty-five books previously published in Arabic titled The Ritual Gem of the Coptic Church Between the Oriental and Eastern Churches. This summary solely focuses on the Church of Alexandria, but the comparison of the Church of Alexandria to the Eastern and Oriental Churches are detailed in the aforementioned series. This [...]