Redefining Authority

Nelly van Doorn-Harder

in The Emergence of the Modern Coptic Papacy

Published by American University in Cairo Press

Published in print December 2011 | ISBN: 9789774161032
Published online May 2012 | e-ISBN: 9781617971037 | DOI:
Redefining Authority

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This chapter looks at the long reign of Pope Cyril (Kyrillos) V, 1874–1927, a time of extraordinary growth and progress, which the Copts describe as the golden age of their history.

Keywords: Cyril Kyrillos V; church reform; Coptic papacy; al-nahda; waqf; educational reform; seminary; urabi revolt; monastic ideals; cultural awakenings

Chapter.  9501 words. 

Subjects: Christianity

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