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In order to continue our research on the heritage of Christian spirituality in Egypt, we visited the monasteries in Wādī al-Naṭrūn, namely the Monastery of Saint Bīshūy, the Monastery of the Syrian and the Monastery of Baramus.
Cornelis Hulsman was impressed by two articles of Maged Atiya [Mājid ʿAṭiyya], a Coptic Orthodox American who was born and raised in Egypt before migrating to the USA. Maged Atiya writes about the impact of Coptic migrants to the USA on Egypt. They remained politically involved but often with an...
The Holy Family came to Egypt, says the Biblical text. But it is silent on what they did once there. Coptic Orthodox tradition has filled in the details. And now, as Arab West Report discovered on a visit led by Cornelis Hulsman on January 16, 2016, they have one detail more.
The author reviews how the Coptic art of drawing icons represents the fasting period of Lent.
The author reviews a new book entitled, ’ The Churches of Egypt. From the Journey of the Holy Family to the Present Day’ which includes Christian sites from all over Egypt.
Sayyed Hydara, is a Muslim TV director whose hobby is to draw Coptic icons. He thinks that it is original Egyptian art that has its own nature. Hydara states that Coptic icons are part of Egyptian art and history, and he dreams of exhibiting his Coptic icons.
The author discusses Christian thinkers and their contributions to the history of Coptic art in Egypt. He includes individuals such as Zuzana Skalova and Gawdat Gabra, who produced a book on classical Christian-Egyptian art, and Dr. Isaac Fanous.
The author discusses Coptic iconography over time, as well as the significant contributions of a number of renowned Coptic iconographers.
A review of a showcase of Coptic Iconic art held in Paris. The ’Icones Coptes’ show displayed 52 icons by 17 artists from the Fanūs School of Iconic art.
A description of a visit to the Convent of St. Dimyānah on the Occasion of the festival of Saint Dimyānah whereby Metropolitan Bīshūy provided the delegation with a detailed explanation of Coptic traditions related to the convent. Dr. Picard noted differences between the way Metropolitan Bīshūy and...

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