Catalogue of the Coptic Inscriptions in the Sudan National Museum at Khartoum (I. Khartoum Copt.)

From the sixth century onwards, the kingdoms of Nubia, half way between Egypt and Ethiopia, supported a vital Christian culture Excavations revealed impressive churches and colourful mural paintings However, written sources for Nubian Christianity are relatively scarce and not always easily

Christianity and Monasticism in the Fayoum Oasis: Essays from the 2004 International Symposium of the Saint Mark Foundation and the Saint Shenouda the Archimandrite Coptic Society in Honor of Martin Krause

Christianity began in the large and fertile Fayoum oasis of Egypt s Western Desert as early as the third century, and its presence has endured to the present day This volume, which constitutes a tribute to the scholarly work of the father of modern Coptology, Martin Krause, contains contributions

The Gnostics: Myth, Ritual, and Diversity in Early Christianity

Who were the Gnostics And how did the Gnostic movement influence the development of Christianity in antiquity Is it true that the Church rejected Gnosticism This book offers an illuminating discussion of recent scholarly debates over the concept of Gnosticism and the nature of early Christian

The Gnostic Religion: The Message of the Alien God and the Beginnings of Christianity

The Gnostic Religion was the 1st decent introduction to gnosticism for the modern world is still of value today It includes both heresiological original texts Nag Hammadi only uncovered later It holds useful material on Simon Magus, the Hermetic Poimandres shown here to be equally a gnostic