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Bibil Identifier bibil:202269
Publication Type Book
Title (English, Long) Coptic Christology in Practice
Title (English, ) Incarnation and Divine Participation in Late Antique and Medieval Egypt
Author Davis, Stephen J.
Year (Publication) 2008
Year (Original (1st Edition)) 2008
Year (Copyright) 2008
Year (Reference) 2008
Library BCU/Dorigny, Lausanne
Signature Perunil
Publishing house Oxford University Press
Place Oxford
ISBN 978-0-19-925862-8
Edition number 1
Language English
Pages xviii Pages
371 Pages
height in cm 24
Genre Original
Abstract This book is a study of ancient and medieval Christology. Employing a range of interdisciplinary methods derived from the fields of social history, discourse theory, ritual studies, and the visual arts, the book demonstrates how Christian identity in Egypt was shaped by a set of replicable ‘christological practices’. It traces the fascinating lines of the Coptic church's theological and cultural transition from late antiquity to Dar al-Islam. The book includes translations of Coptic and Arabic texts which allow non-specialists access to these important documents for the first time.
DOI 10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199258628.001.0001
Keywords Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Christianity : Themes : Christology
Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Near East : Egypt : History and Civilization : Roman Period
Thesaurus BiBIL : Ancient Near East : Ancient Near East (in general) : Languages / Epigraphy : Egyptian Languages : Coptic
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