Council Of Gangra (Ca. 340)

OF GANGRA (ca. 340)

The was a local and, accordingly, the Coptic did not take part in its discussion. This condemned extreme practices such as the of marriage, deprivation of eating meat, and so on. Although medieval sources attest that the decisions resulting from this were received by the Coptic and were entered into Coptic canon at quite an early date, there are no surviving Coptic reflecting this. It is the medieval canonical collections such as the books of Ibn al-Assal and Ibn Kabar that mention them.