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With increasing interest in early Egyptian (Coptic) Christianity, this volume offers an important collection of essays about Coptic language, literature, and social history by the very finest authors in the field. The essays explore a wide range of topics and offer much to the advancement of Coptic studies

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. pp. 1-1
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  1. Title Page, Copyright, Dedication
  2. pp. 2-7
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  1. Contents
  2. pp. vii-viii
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  1. Introduction
  2. pp. ix-xii
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  1. Abbreviations
  2. pp. xiii-xviii
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  1. David W. Johnson: Publications
  2. pp. xix-xx
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  1. I. Language and Literature
  2. pp. 1-2
  1. 1. The Coptic Ecclesiastical History: A Survey
  2. pp. 3-24
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  1. 2. Rhetorical Structure in Coptic Sermons
  2. pp. 25-48
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  1. 3. Sarabaitae and Remnuoth: Coptic Considerations
  2. pp. 49-60
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  1. 4. Reading and Rereading Shenoute’s I Am Amazed: More Information on Nestorius and Others
  2. pp. 61-71
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  1. 5. Questions and Related Phenomena in Coptic and in General: Final Definitions Based on Boole’s Laws
  2. pp. 72-94
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  1. II. Social Context
  2. pp. 95-96
  1. 6. Earliest Christianity in Egypt: Further Observations
  2. pp. 97-112
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  1. 7. Philo, Origen, and the Rabbis on Divine Speech and Interpretation
  2. pp. 113-129
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  1. 8. Cannibalism and Other Family Woes in Letter 55 of Evagrius of Pontus
  2. pp. 130-139
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  1. 9. The Successors of Pachomius and the Nag Hammadi Codices: Exegetical Themes and Literary Structures
  2. pp. 140-157
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  1. 10. Keeping the Monastery Clean: A Cleansing Episode from an Excerpt on Abraham of Farshut and Shenoute’s Discourse on Purity
  2. pp. 158-175
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  1. 11. Illuminating the Cult of Kothos: The Panegyric on Macarius and Local Religion in Fifth-Century Egypt
  2. pp. 176-188
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  1. Bibliography
  2. pp. 189-210
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  1. Contributors
  2. pp. 211-212
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  1. General Index
  2. pp. 213-224
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  1. Index to Scripture
  2. pp. 225-226
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  1. Production Notes, Back Cover
  2. pp. 248-249
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Additional Information

ISBN
9780813220505
Related ISBN
9780813215792
MARC Record
OCLC
815970283
Pages
247
Launched on MUSE
2013-05-20
Language
English
Open Access
No
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