Monks and Monasteries of the Egyptian Deserts PDF ePub eBook

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Monks and Monasteries of the Egyptian Deserts free pdf In the fourth century A.D. the deserts of Egypt saw the birth of Christian monasticism under the tutelage of the desert fathers. Since then the movement has spread around the world. This standard work traces the historical development of all the currently inhabited Coptic monasteries, drawing on a wide variety of sources, including accounts by early Western travelers.

About Otto F. Meinardus

DR. OTTO F.A. MEINARDUS was the author of numerous publications on the history of Christianity in Egypt and the Near East, including Coptic Saints and Pilgrimages (AUC Press, 2002).

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Author : Otto F. Meinardus
Publisher : The American University in Cairo Press
Data Published : 31 July 1992
ISBN : 9774241886
EAN : 9789774241888
Format Book : PDF, Epub, DOCx, TXT
Number of Pages : 259 pages
Age + : 15 years
Language : English
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