Publications: The Roots of Egyptian Christianity Project

Project Director: Birger A. Pearson

Major Publications

Pearson, B.A. and Goehring, J.E., eds. The Roots of Egyptian Christianity. SAC. Philadelphia: Fortress, 1986.
Vivian, T. St. Peter of Alexandria: Bishop and Martyr. SAC. Philadelphia: Fortress, 1988.

Pearson, B.A. Gnosticism, Judaism, and Egyptian Christianity. SAC. Minneapolis: Fortress, 1990.

Frankfurter, D. Elijah in Upper Egypt: The Apocalypse of Elijah and Early Egyptian Christianity. SAC. Minneapolis: Fortress, 1993.

Subsidiary Publications

Pearson, B.A. "Christians and Jews in First-Century Alexandria." HTR 79 (1984): 206-216.

Pearson, B.A. "The Jewish Community in First-Century Alexandria and Christian Origins in Egypt." Coptologia 5 (1984): 23-34.

Pearson, B.A. Earliest Christianity in Egypt: Some Observations. OPIAC, ed., C.N. Jefford, no. 7. Claremont: IAC, 1986.

Goehring, J.E. Chalcedonian Power Politics and the Demise of Pachomian Monasticism. OPIAC, ed., C.N. Jefford, no. 15. Claremont: IAC, 1989.

Pearson, B.A. "Gnosticism." (And Catalog Entries: Magical Texts, Old Testament Apocryphon, Life of Shenoute, Coptic Codex of Biblical and Other Texts, Ostracon with Psalm verses, Biblical Text: Psalms, Book-bindings.) In Beyond the Pharaohs: Egypt and the Copts in the 2nd to 7th Centuries A.D. Providence: Museum of Art, Rhode Islands School of Design, 1989, 48-50, 197-200, 219, 235-236, 228-242.

Pearson, B.A. and MacCoull, L.S.B. "Everyday Life in Roman-Byzantine Egypt." In Beyond the Pharaohs: Egypt and the Copts in the 2nd to 7th Centuries A.D. Providence: Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, 1989, 28-36.

Pearson, B.A. and MacCoull, L.S.B. "Greek and Coptic Manuscripts." In Beyond the Pharaohs: Egypt and the Copts in the 2nd to 7th Centuries A.D. Providence: Museum of Art, Rhode Island School of Design, 1989, 77-80.

Pearson, B.A. "Two Homilies Attributed to St. Peter of Alexandria." In Coptic Studies: Acts of the Third International Congress of Coptic Studies, Warsaw, 20-25 August 1984. Warsaw: Panstwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe, 1990, 309-313.

Robinson, J.M. "The First Christian Monastic Library." In Coptic Studies: Acts of the Third International Congress of Coptic Studies, Warsaw, 20-25 August 1984. Warsaw: Panstwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe, 1990, 371-378.

Robinson, J.M. The Pachomian Monastic Library at the Chester Beatty Library and the Bibliothèque Bodmer. OPIAC, ed., J.L. Reed, no. 19. Claremont: IAC, 1990.

Pearson, B.A. S.v. "Eudoxia." In The Coptic Encyclopedia. Eds. Atiya, A.S. et al. New York: Macmillan, 1991.

Pearson, B.A. S.v. "Alexandria." In The Anchor Bible Dictionary. Eds. Freedman, D.N. et al. New York: Doubleday, 1992.

Pearson, B.A. S.v. "Christianity in Egypt." In The Anchor Bible Dictionary. Eds. Freedman, D.N. et al. New York: Double-day, 1992.

Pearson, B.A. and Vivian T. "On the Epiphany: A Coptic Homily Attributed to St. Peter I of Alexandria." Coptic Church Review 13/4 (1992): 99-116.

Pearson, B.A. "The New Alexandria Library: Promise or Threat?" BA 56/4 (1993): 106.

Pearson, B.A. "The New Alexandria Library: An Update." BA 56/4 (1993): 221.

Pearson, B.A. "A Coptic Homily On Riches Attributed to St. Peter of Alexandria." In Studia Patristica 26: Papers Presented at the Eleventh Conference on Patristic Studies held in Oxford 199, 296-307. Leuven: Peeters, 1993.

Pearson, B.A. and Vivian, T. Two Coptic Homilies Attributed to St. Peter of Alexandria: I - On Riches. II - On the Epiphany. Rome: CIM, 1993.

Vivian, T. Histories of the Monks of Upper Egypt and the Life of Onophrius by Paphnutius. Translation and Introduction. Cistercian Studies 140. Kalamazoo: Cistercian Publications, 1993.

Partial list of publications by Birger A. Pearson

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