How to read the Holy Bible In a simple and practical way (30)

How to read the Holy Bible In a simple and practical way (30) By: House of God’s Love   Book name: Book series of Principles of Spiritual Life How to read the Holy Bible In a simple and practical way By: Servants of God’s Love Hostel   *         We hope in Christ that this series […]

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The churches of old cairo

The churches of old Cairo INTRODUCTION Cairo has been the capital of Egypt for more than one thousand years, but the actual city and history of Cairo are the legacy of many previous capitals of Egypt, of great cultural centers and successive civilizations founded there. The earliest was a predynastic settle­ment dating from the 4th […]

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The Omniscience of God

The Omniscience of God My first exposure to the concept of omniscience was linked to my childhood understanding of Santa Claus. I was told that he was “making a list and checking it twice.” I also thought the Easter Bunny lived in our attic (in the off-season) where he could invisibly keep his eye on […]

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The Ancient Rules of Shenoute’s Monastic Federation

The Ancient Rules of Shenoute’s Monastic Federation WORK IS NOW well under way to produce a critical edition of Shenoute’s vast work entitled Canons. My own editorial task is volumes 4 and 5 of the Canons. Now, this title—Canons—is a bit odd. In Christian usage of the Greek language, ‘canons’—kanones—meant ‘rules’ or ‘laws,’ and so […]

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St. Mary In The Coptic Rite

ST. MARY IN THE COPTIC[1] RITE It is too difficult to give an account of the prominent place of St. Mary in the Coptic Church in this short treatise. For St. Mary is commemorated and invoked in every daily hymn and liturgy, and even in every canonical hour, day and night. Various Marian feasts are […]

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The Coptic Evangelical Church (QASR AL-DUBARA)

The Coptic Evangelical Church (QASR AL-DUBARA) THE COPTIC EVANGELICAL CHURCH is located on the square of Qasr al-Dubara facing the southern wall of the Mugamma’ building on Midan al-Tahrir in Cairo. In December 1941 Pastor Ibrahim Sa’id was able to raise funds to buy an old palace with a beautiful garden in the square known […]

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The Jesuits’ Holy Family Church (FAGGALA)

The Jesuits’ Holy Family Church (FAGGALA) JLHE CHURCH IS SITUATED ON BUSTAN AL-MAQS STREET in Faggala near the Cairo railway station. In 1879 Pope Leo XIII ordered the Jesuit Fathers to establish a seminary to serve the Coptic Catholic community in Egypt. They founded it in Bughos Palace at Muski. In 1881 the French Jesuit […]

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Theology And Liturgy Bibliography

THEOLOGY AND LITURGY BIBLIOGRAPHY Abdallah, Alfonso. L’ordinamento Liturgico di Gabriele V-88 Patriarca Copto. Cairo: Ain Shams Press, 1962. ‘Abd al-Masih Salib al-Mas‘udi. Al-Khuulaji al-Muqaddas. Cairo: n.p., 1902. Alcock, Antony. The Life of Saint Samuel of Kalamun by Isaac the Presbyter. London: Aris & Philips, 1983. Allen, Pauline, and C. Datema. “Leontius presbyter of Constantinople.” Byzantina […]

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Sunday

SUNDAY The weekly commemoration of the Resurrection and appearance of the Lord to His disciples (Jn. 20:19, 26). It falls on the first day of every week. Sunday has been kept by Christians since apostolic times as a day of joyful worship. Saint Paul and the Christians of Troas gathered on the first day of […]

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