Displaying 61 - 70 of 133.
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.
Two pastors, a civil servant, a professor and two students on their way to the Egyptian Museum in Cairo – what sounds like the beginning of a joke turned actually out to be a very educational trip through multiple millenniums of ancient Egyptian history. Blazing our trail through masses of people,...
After our visit to the Egyptian museum, we continued our research in Christian history in Egypt, when Cornelis Hulsman guided us to the Holy Virgin Church in Maadi, where we would learn about the relevance of the Holy Family’s stay in Egypt for Coptic Orthodox belief.
The Monastery of Patmos was established by Bishop Botros. He had bought the desert land upon which the monastery rests on his name with the government specifying that it was to be used for agricultural development. In 1993, he obtained a permit from the Egyptian Ministry of Defense to build a fence...
Dutch church delegation in Cairo: day 1 - meeting priests of the Coptic Orthodox Church of Shubra El Khayma
The Dutch delegation stayed three nights in Saint Anthony’s monastery where they attended masses and engaged in discussions about religion. This report describes how one of the oldest monasteries in the world is practicing the Christian faith. The monastery does not allow armed policemen to stay on...
This report aims to narrate the visit of the Dutch delegation of pastors to the village and Monastery of Dayr el-Maimun. The delegation wanted to explore the historical heritage and spirituality of Egyptian Christians as well as find ways to fight the crisis of faith in the Netherlands and Europe...
From July 26 to July 7, the Heliopolis University for Sustainable Development and the Center for Arab-West Understanding, jointly administered a highly successful intercultural summer school. The school was sponsored through the SGP party (Reformed Political Party) in the Netherlands, who support...
The Summer School for Intercultural Dialogue hosted by Centre for Arab West Understanding and Heliopolis University for Sustainable Development has attracted an array of positive press attention in the Egyptian and regional media. 

Pages

Subscribe to