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  • Coptic Community Reflective Essay

    Because I am a Coptic Orthodox Christian, my religion and culture have always been intertwined. However, I used to view my education as apart from them, as there was only one other Copt in my high school and there were none in my elementary or middle school. When I began this semester at NJIT, I realized that I had been missing something for the past thirteen years of my schooling. In just a matter of weeks, I found myself at home within the Coptic community here. I have recognized a few of its main purposes, all of which are evident in the modes and styles of communication: to develop a strong support network, to cultivate a sense of family, and to ease the transition for new students. Over the past several decades, the presence of Coptic…

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  • Egypt Open Door Policy Essay

    In The Committee by Sun’Allah Ibrahim, the open-door policy has resulted in an economic and social dependency on the Western world as Egyptians pride themselves in using American and European commodities and global ideals they believe will enrich and improve their lives and country; however, in reality these are detrimental to their society. Through the diversification of Western commodities into Egypt, Egyptians lose their self-sufficiency and nationalist values, allowing the Western world to…

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  • Theme Of Forgiveness In Genesis

    Joseph’s, life was in the pits, no literally. Being the favorite son of ten brothers by his father Jacob caused his brothers to despise him, so they did what normal brothers would have done, throw him into a pit of snakes and scorpions. But Joseph rises above more than just the pit in a new land, being sold into Egyptian slavery by his brothers. Joseph’s actions when coming into power under a hybrid identity reveals his character’s purpose and his true compassion towards his family. Joseph’s…

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  • Prophet Muhammad's Wives Essay

    was believed Fatimah was the only biological daughter of the Prophet Muhammad, the Prophet Muhammad had a male heir with the Christian, Egyptian concubine named Maria al-Qibitiyaa, also known as Maria the Copt. Maria the Copt and her sister was a gift from an Egyptian leader to the Prophet Muhammad. The Prophet fell for Maria’s beauty as she was described as “white and beautiful and her hair was curly” The prophet often visited her and maintained a sexual relationship with her, which would…

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  • Coptic Orthodox Christianity In Egypt

    Christianity is one of the world’s widely most practiced religion and it has a long history tracing back to thousands of years ago. Coptic Orthodox beliefs must be elaborated in a perfect way that the starting point is Jesus Christ is the Son, the Father and the Holy Spirit. The Coptic Orthodox church originated in Alexandria, Egypt by Saint Mark in 200 AD. The word Coptic comes from the Arabic word Gibt or Gypt, this means Egyptian. Today, Coptic Orthodox believers make up 13 to 15% of Egypt’s…

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  • Arson Attacks In Ancient Egypt

    Egyptian police have arrested 15 people in connection with an arson attack on houses of Coptic Christians in Upper Egypt over the weekend, according to a security source. On Saturday, the 15 defendants allegedly burned five Christian Coptic homes in Abou Yacoub village in Minya after hearing rumors that a church was being built in the area. Police arrested the suspects hours after the arson happened, Al-Ahram reports. This is not the first time that locals have attacked Copts and torched their…

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  • Scribes: Hieroglyphics, Hieratic And Coptic

    Would you like to be one of the only people who know how to write in ancient Egypt not many people new how to need or write? These were some of the different types of writing in hieroglyphics, hieratic and Coptic. These writing forms started as early as 3000 bc about 5000 years ago. This continued for around 3500 years maybe even a little more. Only a few people new how to read and write these people were called scribes. Scribes Scribes were one of the most important people because they were…

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  • What Does Pope Francis Say About African Americans

    Well, being polite won’t help, because if polite worked, the problem would be solved. The key to our response is that we have the high moral ground. We must oppose the oppressor, Islam, and stand with the oppressed – Christians, Jews, Hindus, Buddhists and all others who are oppressed by jihad. Our opponents, the deniers, support the oppressor, Islam, and ignore and suppress the fate of the victims. The deniers are evil, period. If you are a Christian, get some allies, and come up with a…

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  • Late Antiquity

    During this period there was Rossano Gospels. In this art medieval manuscript was diverted. These painting derives composition of page of the people from an arch around Pilate. Furthermore, there is Mildenhall treasure, it was owned by Christian family. This is a large features sea deities and the Roman wine and Hercules. Beside this, there is Diptych of the Symmachi. It is a ivory plaque carried or artistic style. It was during Theodosius banned pagan cults in 391. In regard of Art of eternity…

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  • Aisha Bint Abu Bakr Essay

    Zaynab bint al Jahsh), Aisha was recognized within her society as adult-enough for marriage. Whereas critics of Islam mobilize Aisha’s story to delegitimize Islam as a religion and Muslims as people, much Shia commentary surrounding Aisha serves to distinguish Shia’ thought from other forms of Islam and to assert the rightfulness of such thought. This commentary often takes a conflicting tone. Aisha was undeniably the wife of Mohammed and thus a Mother of the Believers, but she also helped lead…

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