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Relations Between Two Churches – Coptic and Russian – in 19 – 21 Cent. Relations Between Two Churches – Coptic and Russian – in 19 – 21 Cent.

Relations Between Two Churches – Coptic and Russian – in 19 – 21 Cent.

Translator: Dmitry Mikulsky
Editor: Vladimir Belyakov
Compilator: Ibraxim Isxak

Anba' Rusija

Kair, 2014, 192 pages

The book is a collection of materials on the history of the Coptic and Russian Orthodox Churches, which dates back several centuries. The publication provides basic in formation on the history of both churches. The materials devoted to the best authorities of the Russian Church are the most significant part of the book. Their acts and ideas have had a significant impact not only on Egyptian Christians – the Copts, but also on the spiritual children of other Eastern churches. Thus, this book demonstrates the fundamental importance of Russian religious culture and Russian culture in whole for the Arab world. The author-compiler also traces back the history of Russian Orthodoxy in Egypt until the present day. Essays on Russian Coptology and Egyptology are an important part of the book. These essays are the beacons not only for actual Copts, but also for all educated Egyptians. This book was published on the occasion of visit of Primate of Coptic Church in Russia at the end of October 2014.

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