Nubian Liturgy

Christianity In Nubia

CHRISTIANITY IN NUBIA The Nubian Church is unique among the Middle Eastern churches in that it started and prospered in an atmosphere of complete political independence. Some scholars believe that Queen Candace of the Ethiopians, who is mentioned in the Acts of the Apostles 8:27-39, was the Queen of Meroe (ca. 37). However, it was …

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Nubian Liturgy

NUBIAN LITURGY In 1960, the Egyptian government decided to build a high dam south of Aswan. Several archaeological missions unearthed many fragments of manuscripts in Nubia containing liturgical texts, such as the Holy Liturgy of St. Mark and a lectionary. The Nubian Church has remained true to its Eastern Orthodox origins throughout its history. GAWDAT …

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