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37. The annual celebration of the Holy Family in Egypt: a tradition not excluded from the hard financial conditions of Egyptians

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37. The annual celebration of the Holy Family in Egypt: a tradition not excluded from the hard financial conditions of Egyptians
Date of source: 
01-06-2008
Author: 
Katia Saqqa
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The following lines provide a resume of the history of the celebration of the Holy Family celebrated annually in the Upper Egyptian village of Jabal al-Tayr. Moreover, the media shed light on the influence of the financial crisis in Egypt on the celebration.

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9. Background on the Monastery of Abu Fanah

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9. Background on the Monastery of Abu Fanah
Date of source: 
30-07-2008
Author: 
Drs. Cornelis Hulsman
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Arab-West Report presented a text for Wikipedia on the background of Abu Fana.

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14. The journey of the Holy Family?a tour in the depths of the Egyptian society

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14. The journey of the Holy Family?a tour in the depths of the Egyptian society
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pp. 32-33
Date of source: 
2002-10-20
Author: 
Ahmad Shahin
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The German group that visited the route of the Holy Family said that the trip helped them to change the

negative image which the European media reports concerning Muslim-Christian relations in Egypt. They said they felt

the good relations between Muslims and Christians and also the hospitality and kindness of all Egyptians.

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64. Dayr al-Barsha, the peaceful village, is smeared with victim’s blood.

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64. Dayr al-Barshā, the peaceful village, is smeared with victim’s blood.
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p. 4
Date of source: 
03-12-2006
Author: 
Basmah William, ‘Adil al-Jindi
Reviewer: 
Nirmin al-‘Awadi
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Grief still hangs over the village

of Dayr al-

Barshā despite the passage of more than one month since the brutal killings involving two related

Christian families over agricultural property.

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54. Ibn al- Muqaffa‘ the historian of the Church in the Islamic era

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54. Ibn al- Muqaffa‘ the historian of the Church in the Islamic era
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p.10
Date of source: 
15-11-2006
Author: 
Jamal Badawi
Reviewer: 
Tamir Shukri
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Jamāl Badāwī refers to the importance of a book by Coptic historian

Sawirus Ibn al-

Muqaffac entitled, ‘Tārīkh alĀbā’ al-Batārikah’ [The History of

Patriarchs]. The book presents a clear picture of the relationship between Copts and Muslims during the

early Islamic

state.

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41. Distinguished Professor Aziz Suryal Atiya (1898-1988)

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41. Distinguished Professor Aziz Suryal Atiya (1898-1988)
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Date of source: 
11-06-2006
Author: 
Fayiq M. Ishaq
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Biographical details about Professor Aziz Suryal Atiya, a distinguished scholar and author.

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15. With the Holy Family in the land of peace

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15. With the Holy Family in the land of peace
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pp.35-37
Date of source: 
October 13, 2002
Author: 
Ahmad Shahin
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A German group visited the route of the Holy Family in Egypt as part of a wider tour throughout Egypt. The group was welcomed by Bishop Aghathon of Maghagha. The bishop thanked the Egyptian president for caring about places of tourism. He also stressed the good relations between Muslims and Christians.

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19. Personal reflections on Dr. Otto Meinardus

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19. Personal reflections on Dr. Otto Meinardus
Date of source: 
13-12-2005
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Cornelis Hulsman
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Memories of Dr. Otto Meinardus, and the position he took between two cultures, particularly in relation to his stance on Coptic Orthodox traditions.

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11. A pilgrimage that is performed by Christians and Muslims who seek healing...The Time of Jesus in Egypt

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11. A pilgrimage that is performed by Christians and Muslims who seek healing...The Time of Jesus in Egypt
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Date of source: 
September 12, 2001
Author: 
Jihan Sha‘ban
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This article gives an overview of the journey of the Holy Family in Egypt, by shedding light upon a book written on the subject by three writers specialized in Christian archeology, Egyptian religious affairs and the New Testament and history of the church.

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18. The end of a budding Christian tradition

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18. The end of a budding Christian tradition
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January 25, 2001
Author: 
Cornelis Hulsman
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Christian pilgrims on the route of the Holy Family were surprised last week to discover that the so-called worshipping tree in the Muslim village of Nezlet Abed near the pilgrimage site at Gebel el-Teir had been chopped into pieces by local farmers. Local Christians claim the tree was 2000 years old while westerners who visited the tree believe that it was perhaps a hundred years old.

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