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The Coptic Orthodox Church announced the dates for this year’s Coptic Book Fair.  The fair will be from November 3 to November 18 at St. Mark’s Cathedral in al-ʿAbāssiyya.
The number of Christian publishing houses, participating in the Cairo International Book Fair 2020, has reached over ten and includes the Bible Society, Evangelical Culture Publishing House, Logos Publishing House, Episcopal Publishing, St. Mark’s Magazine, which is a part of the Monastery of St....
The Coptic Orthodox Church has announced that the Coptic Book Fair held at the Cathedral of St. Mark in al-ʿAbbasiya is open to the public until November 21.
‘Imād Tūmās reviews a book entitled Introduction to Coptic Folklore, which argues that ancient Egyptian roots can be found throughout most Coptic celebrations, feasts, hymns, and rituals. For instance, the commemoration of birthdays of the saints (called Mawlids) comes from a ritual that stretches...
A former assistant in the church service of the Coptic Orthodox Church considers the Orthodox rites to be idolatry.
Rev. Nasr Allah Zakariā, editor-in-chief of al- Hudá Evangelical Magazine, comments on the book Kunt Urthūdhuksyyan wa al-Ān Ubsir; Bahth Kitābī Tārīkhī Taqsī ‘an ‘Ibādat al-Asnām fī al- Kanīsah al-Urthudhuksīyah’ [I was Orthodox but now I see; a Biblical historical and Ritual Research on Idolatry...
Mary Ramsīs reviews Samīr Zākhir’s book about different kinds of fasting in Orthodox Christianity.
The author discusses Coptic iconography over time, as well as the significant contributions of a number of renowned Coptic iconographers.
In this article the author reviews the main ideas mentioned in the book that created huge debate entitled, ‘Aṣwāmanā bayn al-Māḍī wa-al-Ḥādir...Uṣūlahā al-Rawḥīyah wa-Juzūrahā al-Tārikhīyah’ [Our Fasting between Past and Present...its Spiritual Basis and Historical Origins] written by Father...
An Israeli historian states in a book entitled, ’Bloody Passover’ that Jews murdered Christians during the Middle Ages so that their blood could be used to make unleavened bread for Passover.

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