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Redefining Authority

Redefining Authority

(Pope Cyril (Kyrillos) V, 1874–1927)

Chapter:
(p.87) 5 Redefining Authority
Source:
The Emergence of the Modern Coptic Papacy
Author(s):
Nelly van Doorn-Harder
Publisher:
American University in Cairo Press
DOI:10.5743/cairo/9789774161032.003.0007

This chapter looks at the long reign of Pope Cyril (Kyrillos) V, 1874–1927, a time of extraordinary growth and progress, which the Copts describe as the golden age of their history.

Keywords:   Cyril Kyrillos V, church reform, Coptic papacy, al-nahda, waqf, educational reform, seminary, urabi revolt, monastic ideals, cultural awakenings

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