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By Gawdat Gabra

through the first century, Saint Mark introduced Christianity to Egypt and in so doing, shaped the foundation for the Coptic Orthodox Church. this day, Copts, contributors of the Coptic Church, compromise the most important Christian group within the center East. The Coptic Church is greater than 19 centuries outdated and has produced hundreds of thousands of texts and biblical and theological reviews. over the past 1/2 the twentieth century, besides the fact that, monetary and political discrimination has pressured among 400,000 and a million Copts to to migrate from Egypt, with the bulk settling in North the US and Australia. The A to Z of the Coptic Church info the historical past of 1 of the oldest Christian church buildings. this is often performed via a chronology, an introductory essay, a bibliography, and greater than four hundred cross-referenced dictionary entries on very important humans, businesses, and constructions; the theology and practices of the church; its literature and liturgy; and monasteries and churches.

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