Dr Ramez Mikhail



DL - Liturgy


An exploration of the liturgical traditions of various regions and communities in Egypt in Late Antiquity and the Middle Ages through a close reading of sources in translation. In this course, students are exposed to the diversity in liturgical prayers and practices in the Egyptian liturgical realm, including sources from Northern Egypt, Southern Egypt, Scetis, Sinai, as well as both Coptic and Melkite texts. Emphasis is placed on the diversity of liturgical expression and unity of theology across various regions and communities.

Credit Points – 18

Required Books: Mikhail, Maged S.A. From Byzantine to Islamic Egypt: Religion, Identity and Politics after the Arab Conquest. London: I.B. Tauris, 2014.

Essay 50% 2,000 words
Essay 25% 1,000 words
Forum 25% 1,000 words

Essay 50% 3,000 words
Essay 20% 1,000 words
Forum 30% 2,000 words
Launch Course