H.H. Pope Tawadros II receives a copy of Coptic Civilization presented by AUC Press. To his right: Dr Nigel Fletcher-Jones and Mr Neil Hewison. To his left, Dr Fawzy Estafanous, St Mark Foundation.
The American University in Cairo Press (AUC Press) has recently published another impressive volume in the growing field of Coptic Studies.
Although a number of scholarly volumes have been published by AUC Press, this is perhaps the first time in the history of Coptic Studies that a single edited volume has been produced that aims to provide an account of the culture and civilisation of the Copts in both Egypt and the Diaspora.
The book, Coptic Civilization: Two Thousand Years of Christianity in Egypt, was edited by the world-renowned Coptologist Dr Gawdat Gabra, Professor of Coptic Studies at Claremont Graduate University in California.
Coptic Civilization includes chapters by twenty international scholars who have written in a ...