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Re: Sources for Oriental Orthodox Studies
« Reply #90 on: June 25, 2014, 03:15:37 PM »
I haven't read this book, but I heard it's chock full of pastoral wisdom and spirituality.  The late bishop HG Bishop Youannis of Gharbia wrote "Paradise of the Spirit" that I've been told by many Copts of old times was an excellent piece of writing, now translated in English:

http://youanis.wordpress.com

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Re: Sources for Oriental Orthodox Studies
« Reply #91 on: August 08, 2014, 10:30:54 PM »
The Oriental Orthodox Library has works from various Oriental Orthodox Church Fathers:

http://www.orthodox-library.com/catalogue.htm

It also has Fr. V.C.Samuel's The Council of Chalcedon Re-Examined, which is an excellent resource for understanding the Council of Chalcedon, and the various Christological issues involved, from an Oriental Orthodox point of view.

http://www.lulu.com/product/paperback/the-council-of-chalcedon-re-examined/194480


Another excellent book about the Christology of the Oriental Orthodox is Fr. Peter's new book, Orthodox Christology:

http://www.lulu.com/product/paperback/orthodox-christology/10969273

There is now a second edition of Fr. Peter's Orthodox Christology, with additional articles in it:

http://www.orthodoxchristianity.net/forum/index.php/topic,60101.msg1168911.html#msg1168911

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Re: Sources for Oriental Orthodox Studies
« Reply #92 on: August 11, 2014, 09:06:59 PM »
Fr Athanasius Iskander serves in Canada. His website has lots of good material in English.
http://www.stmaryscopticorthodox.ca/index.php/english/publications
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Re: Sources for Oriental Orthodox Studies
« Reply #93 on: March 14, 2015, 09:07:25 PM »
http://narekatsi.agnian.com/en

The above site translates some of the works of St. Gregory of Nareg, and links to translations of others.  It would be a good resource for those interested in this saint.

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Re: Sources for Oriental Orthodox Studies
« Reply #94 on: July 16, 2015, 11:45:01 PM »
Scholarly articles are available here, a lot of them in English written by Dr. Youhanna Nessim Youssef on various Coptic studies.

There are some other pdf's scattered around if you google his name and do a thorough search.  I am trying to save all his pdf's and collect them together.
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Re: Sources for Oriental Orthodox Studies
« Reply #95 on: July 16, 2015, 11:54:57 PM »
Ok say your on a shoe string budget what is is 1 book on the Coptic church any of you gentlemen and ladies would recommend? Any Syriac Orthodox books one would recommend too? there a Syriac Orthodox Church about a 1 and 15 minutes or so away from me I can't make it anytime soon but I would to visit sometime when I have better transportation(other than the bus) If I haven't decided to convert to E.O. or Coptic by then.

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Re: Sources for Oriental Orthodox Studies
« Reply #96 on: July 17, 2015, 12:39:44 AM »
https://www.academia.edu/

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Re: Sources for Oriental Orthodox Studies
« Reply #97 on: August 19, 2015, 03:11:41 AM »
Here's a nice little site/blog that's still under construction but it attempts to compile notable Oriental orthodox saints contemporary and ancient..

Orthokairos.weebly.com

They have much of abouna Matta el meskeen and Fr tadros malaty's writings, Ragheb Mofta7, etc

Looks like they're about to add Sts Dioscorus and Severus with a few others.

It looks interesting and informative.


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Re: Sources for Oriental Orthodox Studies
« Reply #98 on: August 19, 2015, 03:28:57 AM »
An excellent resource, thank you for posting^
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Re: Sources for Oriental Orthodox Studies
« Reply #99 on: August 20, 2015, 03:05:00 AM »
No prob. I was particularly impressed with their Paulos Mar Gregorious section. We Oriental Orthodox don't know the treasures we have and sadly someone as prolific as Shenoute the archmandrite goes untranslated..His works are extraordinary

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Re: Sources for Oriental Orthodox Studies
« Reply #100 on: September 22, 2015, 10:24:36 PM »
This is a translated document written by a 13th Century Muslim Historian "Al Maqrizi", where he explains all the feasts of the Coptic Church and what happens in those feasts:

http://www.roger-pearse.com/weblog/2015/09/22/al-maqrizis-account-of-coptic-feast-days-online-in-english-by-anthony-alcock/comment-page-1/#comment-1569183
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Re: Sources for Oriental Orthodox Studies
« Reply #101 on: September 24, 2015, 06:01:14 PM »
I just got "The Coptic Christian Heritage" book in the mail today - its by Lois M. Farag. Super excited to start reading it! =)

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Re: Sources for Oriental Orthodox Studies
« Reply #102 on: September 24, 2015, 06:22:24 PM »
I just got "The Coptic Christian Heritage" book in the mail today - its by Lois M. Farag. Super excited to start reading it! =)

Cool! Sounds very good. :) I hope I can find something like that at the library.

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Re: Sources for Oriental Orthodox Studies
« Reply #103 on: October 27, 2015, 02:12:58 PM »
I am currently reading the article, "Aspects of Witness in the Coptic Liturgical Tradition" by Ramez Mikhail

Looks like a good read!  I look forward for anything else this good author will publish :)
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Re: Sources for Oriental Orthodox Studies
« Reply #104 on: February 02, 2016, 06:25:11 AM »
1.
http://orthokairos.weebly.com

"The aim of this site is to compile all the Oriental Orthodox literature in existence in one place for the enjoyment and edification of all. Since Oriental Orthodox Christian literature isn't as widely disseminated in English, it is our aim to provide all extant sources, whether professionally or unprofessionally translated, so that all may enjoy the wealthy tradition of the Coptic, Indian, Armenian, Syrian, Ethipian & Eritrean Orthodox churches. Please pray for this project and offer your support, if you're able, by visiting our 'contact' page."

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http://www.stmark.com.au/sermons/
http://www.stmark.com.au/sermons/music/
http://www.stmark.com.au/sermons/blog/


St Mark Coptic Orthodox Church in Sydney, Australia
The first link above link is for sermons mainly from St Mark's parish itself, and several other parishes from across the diocese.
The second link is for the music website presenting productions from the youth of the parish with contemporary songs and traditional Coptic hymns in English - depending which album you choose to listen to.
The third link is a blog with posts from the parish fathers and laymen or youth.


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Re: Sources for Oriental Orthodox Studies
« Reply #105 on: February 05, 2016, 04:15:20 PM »
I know that those at Ancient Faith would be open and interested (I know the founders personally).  IIRC one obstacle was copyright on the materials they were trying to gather, as they looked at Syriac and Coptic CDs I had.

AFR seemed quite open to the OO at first, but I feel like that's changed over time; one can assume why.

Dunno about the Syriacs, but as for the Copts, there's no real concept of "intellectual property" for Church produced material.  They could probably contact Bishop David to get some guidance and/or permission. I can try to help get them in touch with him, if needed.

I am not understanding what you are saying. Why would their openness be changed?
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Re: Sources for Oriental Orthodox Studies
« Reply #106 on: February 28, 2016, 09:53:56 PM »
Not specifically an OO site, but it's an excellent source for information about the Septuagint:

http://www.geocities.ws/r_grant_jones/Rick/Septuagint/spindex.htm

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Re: Sources for Oriental Orthodox Studies
« Reply #107 on: April 13, 2016, 12:44:48 PM »
I pray this gets translated to English one day soon.

Le monophysisme Severien (1909)
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