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Leading in the Midst of Political Change

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: http://dx.doi.org/10.5743/cairo/9789774161032.003.0008
Leading in the Midst of Political Change

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This chapter looks at the reigns of three popes—John XIX, 1928–42; Macarius III, 1944–45; and Yusab II, 1946–56—who saw the proverbial best and worst of times in the history of Egypt and the Coptic Church.

Keywords: John XIX; conservative pope; Macarius III; reforming pope; ill-fated pope; Yusab II; Coptic papacy; political change

Chapter.  6762 words. 

Subjects: Christianity

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