Motherland Lost: The Egyptian and Coptic Quest for Modernity

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In Motherland Lost , Samuel Tadros provides a clear understanding of the Copts--the native Egyptian Christians--and their crisis of modernity in conjunction with the overall developments in Egypt as it faced its own struggles with modernity. He argues against the dominating narratives that have up to now shaped our understanding of the Coptic predicament--their eternal persecution, from the Roman and Byzantine emperors to the rule of Islam, and the National Unity discourse--asserting rather that it is due to the crisis of ...

Motherland Lost: The Egyptian and Coptic Quest for Modernity 2013, Hoover Institution Press, Stanford

ISBN-13: 9780817916442

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