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Monferrer-Sala, J.P. "A Greek Text in Arabic: 'James’ Martyrdom' according to Eusebius of Caesarea’s Historia ecclesiastica (Sin ar. 535)." Oriens Christianus 93 (2009) (forthcoming).

Penn, M. "Addressing Muslim Rulers and Muslim Rule." Oriens Christianus 93 (2009) (forthcoming).

Swanson, M.N. "Apology or its Evasion? Some Ninth-Century Arabic Christian Texts on Discerning the True Religion." In M. Root and J.J. Buckley, eds. Christian Theology and Islam. Grand Rapids, forthcoming.

Swanson, M.N. "Arabic Hagiography." In S. Euthymiadis, ed. Ashgate Research Companion to Byzantine Hagiography. 2 vols. Aldershot/Burlington, forthcoming.

Swanson, M.N. "Sainthood Achieved: Coptic Patriarch Zacharias according to The History of the Patriarchs." In A. Papaconstantinou, et al., eds. Writing "True Stories": Historians and Hagiographers in the Late-Antique and Medieval Near East. Turnhout, forthcoming.

Vallat, P. Théodore Abû Qurra († 830): La controverse iconoclaste en contexte musulman, traduction et commentaire du Traité sur la vénération des images, avec notes, lexique arabe-syriaque-grec et indices. Forthcoming, in the series Héritage arabe chrétien, Paris, Librairie Orientaliste P. Geuthner.

Youssef, Y.N. "The Forty-Nine Martyrs during the Reign of Matthew the Poor." Oriens Christianus 93 (2009) (forthcoming).


Adang, C., and S. Schmidtke, eds. Contracts and Controversies between Muslims, Jews and Christians in the Ottoman Empire and Pre-Modern Iran. Würzburg, 2010. [table of contents]

Bertaina, D. Review: Demiri, L., and C. Römer, eds., Texts from the Early Islamic Period of Egypt: Muslims and Christians at Their First Encounter (Vienna, 2009). The Medieval Review 10.02.14 [full text]

Mahmoud El Shafi, A.R. Edición, traducción y estudio de "Ar-risala at-tamma fi kalam al-‘amma" de M As-Sabbag. PhD Thesis. Universidad Complutense De Madrid, 2010. [full text]

Robson, L.C. "Palestinian Liberation Theology: Muslim-Christian Relations and the Arab-Israeli Conflict." Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations 21 (2010): 39-50. [genesis and significance of Palestinian liberation theology and its adaptation of Latin American models]

Swanson, M.N. "Copto-Arabic Studies: Bibliography, 2004-2008." Online version, 2010. [full text]

Swanson, M.N. The Popes of Egypt: II, The Coptic Papacy in Islamic Egypt. Cairo, 2010.


Arzhanov, Ju. "K istorii khristianstva i iudaizma v doislamskoj Aravii" [On the History of Christianity and Judaism in Pre-Islamic Arabia]. Simvol 55 (2009): 287-307.

Berti V. Vita e studi di Timoteo I Patriarca cristiano di Baghdad: Ricerche sull' epistolario e sulle fonti contigue. Louvain, 2009.

Bos, G., and Y.T. Langermann. "The Introduction of Sergius of Rēs‘ainā to Galen's Commentary on Hippocrates' On Nutriment." JSS 54 (2009): 179-204. [in part on Ḥunayn's Arabic version of Sergius' translation]

Burnett, Ch., ed. Ibn Baklarish's Book of Simples: Medical Remedies between Three Faiths in Twelfth-Century Spain. Oxford, 2008. [articles focused on exchange of informaton across communal and linguistic boundaries]

Demiri, L., and C. Römer, eds. Texts from the Early Islamic Period of Egypt: Muslims and Christians at their First Encounter. Vienna, 2009. [for contents, see Bertaina's review (2010)]

van Donzel, E.J., et al. Gog and Magog in Early Syriac and Islamic Sources: Sallam's Quest for Alexander's Wall. Leiden, 2009.

Foss, C. "Egypt under Mu‘āwiya, I: Flavius Papas and Upper Egypt." BSOAS 72 (2009): 1-24.

Foss, C. "Egypt under Mu‘āwiya, II: Middle Egypt, Fusṭāṭ and Alexandria." BSOAS 72 (2009): 259-278.

Grafton, D. "The Arabs of Pentecost: Greco-Roman Views of the Arabs and Their Cultural Identity." Theological Review [Near East School of Theology] 30 (2009): 183-201.

Griffith, S.H. "Crosses, Icons and the Image of Christ in Edessa: The Place of Iconophobia in the Christian-Muslim Controversies of Early Islamic Times." Pages 63-84 of vol. 2 in Rousseau, Ph., and M. Papoutsakis, eds. Transformations of Late Antiquity: Essays for Peter Brown. Surrey/Burlington, 2009.

Heyberger, B. "An Armenian Artist in Ottoman Egypt: Yuhannā al-Armanī and His Coptic Icons." Arabica 56 (2009): 466-468.

King, D. "A Christian Qur’ān? A Study in the Syriac Background to the Language of the Qur’ān as Presented in the Work of Christoph Luxenberg." Journal of Late Antique Religion and Culture 3 (2009): 44-71. [w review of reception of Luxenberg's book] [full text]

Langermann, Y.T. "Abū al-Faraj ibn al-Ṭayyib on Spirit and Soul." Le Muséon 122 (2009): 149-158.

Livne-Kafri, O. "A Note on the Energicus in a Coptic-Arabic Translation of the Pentateuch." Acta Orientalia 62 (2009): 405-411. [MS Paris BN copte 1]

Loosley, E. "After the Ottomans: The Renewal of the Syrian Orthodox Church in the Twentieth and Twenty-First Centuries." Studies in World Christianity 15 (2009): 236-247. [re situation post-WWI and in the diaspora]

March, A. "Sources of Moral Obligation to non-Muslims in the 'Jurisprudence of Muslim Minorities' (Fiqh al-aqalliyyāt) Discourse." Islamic Law and Society 16 (2009): 34-94.

Matar, N. Europe through Arab Eyes, 1578-1727. New York, 2009. [includes translations of a wide variety of sources, some of which treat the Christians living under Islam]

McCollum, A. The Syriac De Mundo: Translation, Commentary, and Analysis of Translation Technique. 2 vols. PhD Thesis. Hebrew Union College, 2009. [includes dissussion of Arabic version]

Metselaar, M. Die Nestorianer und der frühe Islam: Wechselwirkungen zwischen den ostsyrischen Christen und ihren arabischen Nachbarn. Frankfurt am Main, 2009.

Mikhail, M., and M. Moussa, eds. Christian and Monasticism in Wadi al-Natrun. Cairo, 2009. [with a number of essays on materials relevant to Christian Arabic]

Monferrer-Sala, J.P., and A. Urbán, eds. Sacred Text: Explorations in Lexicography. Frankfurt am Main, 2009. [with a number of articles on Arabic, Coptic, and Syriac]

Morozov, D. "Zateriannye teksty Efrema Sirina" [Lost Texts of Ephrem the Syrian]. Simvol 55 (2009): 377-388 [analysis and Russian translation of Ephrem's Homily on Satan and Death, lost in Syriac and preserved only in Arabic and Georgian].

Ovidiu, I. Muslime und Araber bei Isojahb III. (649-659). Wiesbaden, 2009.

Panchenko, K.A. "Tripolijskoje Gnezdo: Pravoslavnaja obshchina g. Tripoli v kul'turno-politicheskoj zhizni Antiokhijskogo patriarkhata XVI-pervoj poloviny XVII v." [The Tripolitan Nest: The Role of the Orthodox Christian community of Tripoli in the cultural and political life of the Patriarchate of Antioch in the 16th-first half of the 17th century]. Vestnik PSTGU, Serija III: Filologija. 1 (15) (2009): 41-64 and 3 (17) (2009): 19-37. [full text of Part I].

Reynolds, G.S., and Kh. Samir. Critique of Christian Origins: A Parallel English-Arabic Text by ʻAbd al-Jabbār Ibn Aḥmad al-Asadābādī. Provo, 2009.

Reynolds, G.S. "The Muslim Jesus: Dead or Alive." BSOAS 72 (2009): 237-258.

Rhodes, D.B. John Damascene in Context: An Examination of "The Heresy of the Ishmaelites." MA Thesis. Liberty University, 2009.

Richter, T. "What Kind of Alchemy is Attested by Tenth-Century Coptic Manuscripts." Ambix 56 (2009): 23-35. [also treating heavy use of Arabic loan words]

Roggema, B. The Legend of Sergius Bahira: Eastern Christian Apologetics and Apocalyptic in Response to Islam. Leiden, 2009. [including editions and translations of Syriac and Arabic recensions]

Rubin, U. "On the Arabic Origins of the Qur'ān: The Case of al-Furqān." JSS 54 (2009): 421-433. [cf. Donner's article of 2007]

Roper, G. "The Vienna Arabic Psalter of 1792 and the Role of Typography in European-Arab Relations in the 18th Century and Earlier." Pages 77-89 in J. Frimmel and M. Wögerbauer, eds. Kommunikation und Information im 18. Jahrhundert: Das Beispiel der Habsburgermonarchie. Wiesbaden, 2009.

Sadan, J. "In the Eyes of the Christian Writer al-Ḥāriṯ Ibn Sinān: Poetics and Eloquence as a Platform of Inter-Cultural Contacts and Contrasts." Arabica 56 (2009): 1-26. [on style of Scripture, in response to Muslim doctrine of i‘jāz of Koran]

Schmidtke, S. "Abū al-Ḥusayn al-Baṣrī and His Transmission of Biblical Materials from Kitāb al-Dīn wa-al-Dawla by Ibn Rabban al-Ṭabarī: The Evidenc from Fakhr al-Dīn al-Rāzī's Mafātīḥ al-Ghayb." Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations 20 (2009): 105-118.

Seleznyov, N. "Katolikos-Patriarkh Tserkvi Vostoka Mār Ilija III i jego Slovo na prazdnik Rozhdestva Khristova" [Mār Iliya III Catholicos-Patriarch of the Church of the East and His Homily on the Nativity]. Simvol 55 (2009): 389-395. [includes introduction and translation from Arabic]

Sidarus, A. "Un débat sur l'existence de Dieu sous l'égise prétendue d'Alexandre le Grand: Extrait d'une somme théologique copto-arabe du XIIIe siècle (Abū Šākir ibn al-Rāhib, Kitāb al-Burhān)." Arabic Sciences and Philosophy 19 (2009): 247-283.

Sijpesteijn, P. "Landholding Patterns in Early Islamic Egypt." Journal of Agrarian Change 9 (2009): 120-133.

Sijpesteijn, P. "Arabic Papyri and Islamic Egypt." Pages 452-472 in R. Bagnall, ed. The Oxford Handbook of Papyrology. Oxford, 2009. [nice overview of current state of field, giving also a sense of what scholars of Christian Arabic might be able to learn from the early papyri]

Sizgorich, T. "For Christian Eyes Only? The Intended Audience of the Martyrdom of Antony Rawḥ." Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations 20 (2009): 119-135.

Soskice, J. The Sisters of Sinai: How Two Lady Adventurers Discovered the Hidden Gospels. New York, 2009. [on the lives and labors of Gibson and Lewis; revised printing of UK version]

Swanson, M.N. "Resurrection Debates: Qur’anic Discourse and Arabic Christian Apology." Dialog: A Journal of Theology 48 (2009): 248-256.

Swanson, M.N. Review: S.H. Griffith, The Church in the Shadow of the Mosque (2008). Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations 20 (2009): 352-354.

Thomas, D., and B. Roggema, eds. Christian-Muslim Relations: A Bibliographical History, Vol. 1 (600-900). Leiden, 2009. [M.N. Swanson was the Christian Arabic section editor for this important reference work, and himself contributed twenty articles]

Youssef Y.N. "The Rite of the Consecration of the Church of Koskam." Ancient Near Eastern Studies 46 (2009): 72-92. [with information on Arabic version of homily by Theophilus of Alexandria]


Abele, S., Der politisch-gesellschaftliche Einfluss der nestorianischen Ärzte am Hofe der Abbasidenkalifen von al-Mansur bis al-Mutawakkil Hamburg, 2008).

Aillet, C. et al., eds. ¿Existe una identidad mozárabe?: Historia, lengua y cultura de los cristianos de al-Andalus (siglos IX-XII). Madrid, 2008.

Ayalon, Y. "Richelieu in Arabic: The Catholic Printed Message to the Orient in the Seventeenth Century." Islam and Christian-Muslim Relations 19 (2008): 151-165. [examination of the Arabic version of Richelieu's Instruction du Chrétien, its printing and its dissemination, with exploration of delay in adoption of printing in the Middle East]

Carter, R.A. "Christianity in the Gulf during the First Centuries of Islam." Arabian Archaeology and Epigraphy 19 (2008): 71-108.

Cheikho, L. Arab Christian Poets before and after Islam = Kitāb shu'arā' al-naṣranīya. 2 vols. Piscataway, 2008 [facsimile of the Arabic text published in Beirut, 1924-27].

Cronier, M. "L'apport de la traduction arabe de Stéphane à l'établissement du texte grec du De materia medica de Dioscoride." Galenos 2 (2008) 15-33. [Hunayn and his school]

Davis, S.J. The Arabic Life of St. John the Little by Zacharias of Sakha (Ms Göttingen Arabic 114) = Coptica 7 (2008) [185 pages, w critical edition of the Arabic text and English translation].

Davis, S.J. Coptic Christology in Practice: Incarnation and Divine Participation in Late Antique and Medieval Egypt. Oxford, 2008. [w chapter on Ibn al-Muqaffa' and translations of a number of Christian-Arabic texts]

Davis, S.J. "Introducing an Arabic Commentary on the Apocalypse: Ibn Katib Qaysar on Revelation." Harvard Theological Review 101 (2008): 77-96.

Eger, A.A. The Spaces between the Teeth: Environment, Settlement, and Interaction on the Islamic-Byzantine Frontier. PhD Dissertation. University of Chicago, 2008. [focuses on Amuq Valley, Kahramanmaras, Valley, and the Plain of Issos, 7th through 10th centuries, with special attention to role of transhumance and jihād] [full text]

Frantsuzov, S.A. "Arabskie Psaltyri v Peterburge" [Arabic Psalters in St Petersburg Collections]. In Vostochnye rukopisi: Materialy mezhdunarodnoj nauchnoj konferentsii (Sankt-Peterburg, 14-16 ijunia 2005 g.). St Petersburg, 2008. 129-154.

Frantsuzov, S.A. "Tolkovaja Psaltir 'Abdallaha ibn at-Tayyiba: Osobennosti jazyka i soderzhanija" [Abdallah ibn al-Ṭayyib's Commentary on the Psalter: Peculiarities of Language and Content]. Vestnik PSTGU, III: Filologija. 4 (14) (2008): 63-68.

Gabra, G. Historical Dictionary of the Coptic Church. Lanham, 2008. [M.N. Swanson contributed over fifty articles on Arabo-Coptic authors]

Gallez, E.-M. "'Gens du Livre' et Nazareens dans le Coran: Qui sont les premiers et a quel titre les seconds en font-ils partie?" Oriens Christianus 92 (2008): 174-186.

García-Sanjuán, A. "Jews and Christians in Almoravid Seville as portrayed by the Islamic jurist Ibn ʿAbdūn." Medieval Encounters 14 (2008): 78-98.

van Gorder, A. Muslim-Christian Relaitons in Central Asia. London, 2008. [focused on modern period, but with occasional discussions of historical background]

Griffith, S.H. "Christians under Muslim rule." Pages 197-212 in Th. Noble and J. Smith, eds. The Cambridge History of Christianity, 3: Early Medieval Christianities c.600-c.1100. Cambridge, 2008.

Griffith, S.H. The Church in the Shadow of the Mosque: Christians and Muslims in the World of Islam. Princeton, 2008.

Griffith, S.H. "Hunayn ibn Ishaq and the Kitab Adab al-Falasifah: The Pursuit of Wisdom and a Humane Polity in Early Abbasid Baghdad." Pages 135-160 in G. Kiraz, ed. Malphono w-Rabo d-Malphone: Studies in Honor of Sebastian P. Brock. Piscataway, 2008.

Griffith, S.H. "John of Damascus and the Church in Syria in the Umayyad Era: The Intellectual and Cultural Milieu of Orthodox Christians in the World of Islam." Hugoye 11:2 (Summer 2008). [Text]

Griffith, S.H. "Les premières versions arabes de la Bible et leurs liens avec le syriaque." Pages 221-246 in F. Briquel Chatonnet and Ph. Le Moigne, eds. L'ancien Testament en syriaques. Paris, 2008.

Guirguis, M., and N. van Doorn-Harder. The Popes of Egypt: III, The Emergence of the Modern Coptic Papacy. Cairo, 2008.

den Heijer, J. "La presence chrétienne au Caire fatimide: Un problème d’histoire urbaine" Pages 169-179 in K. d’hulster et al., eds. Continuity and Change in the Realms of Islam: Studies in Honour of Urbain Vermeulen. OLA 171. Louvain, 2008.

den Heijer, J. "Religion, Ethnicity and Gender under Fatimid Rule: Three Recent Publications and their Wider Research Context." Bibliotheca Orientalis 65 (2008): 38-72.

Heimgartner, M. "Trinitätslehre beim ostsyrischen Patriarchen Timotheos (780-823) in der Auseinandersetzung mit dem Islam." Pages 69-80 in Tamcke, Christliche Gotteslehre (2008).

Hitchcock, R. "Christian-Muslim Understanding(s) in Medieval Spain." Hispanic Research Journal 9 (2008) 314-325. [demographic survey, and examination of processes of Arabization and Islamization]

Hunter, E. "The Christian matrix of al-Hira." In Ch. Jullien, ed. Controverses des chrétiens dans l'Iran sassanide. Paris, 2008. 41-56.

Jenkins, Ph. The Lost History of Christianity: The Thousand-Year Golden Age of the Church in the Middle East, Africa, and Asia – and How It Died. New York, 2008.

Kachouh, H. "Sinai Ar. N.F. Parchment 8 and 28: Its Contribution to Textual Criticism of the Gospel of Luke." Novum Testamentum 50 (2008): 28-57.

Kaplony, A. "What Are Those Few Dots For? Thoughts on the Orthography of the Qurra Papyri (709-710), the Khurasan Parchments (755-777) and the Inscription of the Jerusalem Dome of the Rock (692)." Arabica 55 (2008): 91-112. [an important contribution on orthography of early Middle Arabic texts: dots (nuqāṭ) used to mark affixes and grammatical categories; rarely, individual words (prespositions and common verbs and nouns; more rarely, non-Arabic words); and that this sparse use of dots not only made writing quicker, but also limited reading to professional scribes (who could read text only because they already knew what texts said) and restricted the access of outsiders to reading]

Kaufhold, H. "Zur Datierung nach christlicher Aera in den syrischen Kirchen." In G. Kiraz, ed. Malphono w-Rabo d-Malphone: Studies in Honor of Sebastian P. Brock. Piscataway, 2008. 283-337.

Khater, A. "'God Has Called Me to be Free': Aleppan Nuns and the Transformation of Catholicism in 18th-Century Bilad al-Sham." International Journal of Middle East Studies 40 (2008): 421-443.

Kilpatrick, H. "Between Ibn Baṭṭūṭa and al-Ṭahtāwī: Arabic Travel Accounts of the Early Ottoman Period." Middle Eastern Literatures 11 (2008): 233-248 [includes Christian Arab authors, esp. Macarius III and Ilyas al-Mawsili].

Kiraz, G., ed. Malphono w-Rabo d-Malphone: Studies in Honor of Sebastian P. Brock. Piscataway, NJ, 2008. [with numerous articles on or related to Christian Arabic studies; table of contents].

Lenora, A. "Eine Handschrift des 'Martyrium des Arethas' als Sprachzeugnis des mittelalterlichen Arabisch." In A. Drost-Abgarjan, et al., eds. Vom Nil an die Saale: Festschrift für Arafa Mustafa zum 65. Geburtstag. Halle, 2008. 189-216.

Lentin, J., and J. Grand'Henry, eds. Moyen arabe et variétés mixtes de l'arabe à travers l'histoire: Actes du Premier Colloque International (Louvain-la-Neuve, 10-14 mai 2004). Leuven, 2008 [table of contents].

Monferrer-Sala, J.P., and A. Zomeno, A. "Abgari regis fabulae versio iuxta narrationem magnae ecclesiae Edessae aedificationis (secundum Sinaiticum arabicum CDXLV, qui in Coenobio Sanctae Catalinae asservatur)." CCO 5 (2008): 147-181.

Monferrer-Sala, J.P. Introducción al cristianismo árabe oriental. Córdoba, 2008.

Monferrer-Sala, J.P. "Šahādat al-qiddīs Mār Anṭūniyūs: Replanteamiento de la 'antigüedad' de las versiones sinaíticas a la luz del análisis textual." Miscelánea de Estudios Árabes y Hebraicos: Sección Árabe-Islam 57 (2008): 237-267 [includes new edition and translation of text, w detailed analysis of mss tradition] [full text]

Moosa, M. The Crusades: Conflict Between Christendom and Islam, Piscataway, 2008 [includes discussion of Middle-Eastern Christians before and during the Crusades].

Moukarzel, J. "Remarques sur une note garshouni du ms. BL Add. 14644." In Mélanges offerts au Père Abbé Paul Naaman. Publications de l'Université Saint-Esprit de Kaslik; Institut de l'histoire, 14. Pusek, 2008. 81-100.

Muhammad, T. "The Role of the Copts in the Islamic Navigation in the 7th and 8th Centuries: The Papyrological Evidence." Journal of Coptic Studies 10 (2008): 1-32.

Nasry, W. The Caliph and the Bishop: A 9th Century Muslim-Christian Debate: Al-Ma'mūn and Abū Qurrah. Beirut, 2008.

Nebes, N. "Die Märtyrer von Nagran und das Ende der Himyar: Zur politischen Geschichte Südarabiens im frühen sechsten Jahrhundert." Aethiopica 11 (2008): 7-40.

Panchenko, K.A. "K rekonstruktsii material'noj kul'tury Pravoslavnogo Vostoka XVI-XVIII vv.: Pishcha i pitanie" [A Reconstruction of the Material Culture of the Orthodox Christian Orient in the 16th-18th centuries: Food and nutrition]. Vestnik PSTGU: Serija III: Filologija. 4 (14) (2008): 40-62.

Penn, M. "John and the Emir: A New Introduction, Edition and Translation." Le Muséon 121 (2008): 65-91.

Pochoshajew, I. "Abu Kurra über die Verehrung christlicher Bilder." Byzantinische Zeitschrift 101 (2008): 133-153.

Pormann, P.E. "Case Notes and Clinicians: Galen's Commentary on the Hippocratic Epidemics in the Arabic Tradition." Arabic Sciences and Philosophy 18 (2008): 247-284. [re versions of Ḥunayn b. Isḥāq, w survey of mss traditions]

Potts, D.T. "The Deacon and the Dove: On Some Early Christian (?) Grave Stelae from al-Maqsha and Shakhura (Bahrain)." Arabian Archaeology and Epigraphy 19 (2008): 109-119.

Reynolds, G.S., ed. The Qur'ān in Its Historical Context. London/New York, 2008. [with a number of essays relevant to early Christian Arabic literature]

Righi, D., ed. La letteratura arabo-cristiana e le scienze nel periodo abbaside (750-1250 d.C.): Atti del 2º convegno di studi arabo-cristiani, Roma 9-10 marzo 2007. Torino, 2008.

Río Sánchez, F. del. Catalogue des manuscrits de la fondation Georges et Mathilde Salem (Alep, Syrie). Wiesbaden, 2008. [re "missing" Sbath MSS]

Río Sánchez, F. del. Manuscrits syriaques conservés dans la Bibliothèque des Maronites d’Alep (Syrie). Piscataway, 2008.

Sharkey, H.J. American Evangelicals in Egypt: Missionary Encounters in an Age of Empire. Princeton, 2008. [includes discusions of relations with Coptic Church and a chapter on the history of AUC]

Singh, D.E., ed. Jesus and the Cross: Reflections of Christians from Islamic Contexts. Oxford, 2008.

Swanson, M.N. "Apologetics, Catechesis, and the Question of Audience in On the Triune Nature of God (Sinai Arabic 154) and Three Treatises of Theodore Abu Qurrah." Pages 113-134 in Tamcke, Christians and Muslims in Dialogue (2007).

Swanson, M.N. "Arabic Accounts." In Tim Vivian, ed. Witness to Holiness: Abba Daniel of Scetis. Kalamazoo, 2008. 269-279.

Swanson, M.N. "The Monastery of St. Paul in Historical Context." In W. Lyster, ed. The Cave Church of Paul the Hermit at the Monastery of St. Paul in the Eastern Desert of Egypt. New Haven/Cairo, 2008. 42-59.

Swanson, M.N. "Obscure Text, Illuminating Conversation: The Martyrdom of Qays al-Ghassani (‘Abd al-Masih)." Currents in Theology in Mission 35 (2008): 374-381.

Swanson, M.N. "Searching for Shenoute: A Copto-Arabic Homilary in Paris, B.N. arabe 4796." Pages 143-153 in G. Gabra, ed. Christianity and Monasticism in Upper Egypt. Cairo, 2008.

Szilágyi, K. "Muḥammad and the Monk: The Making of the Christian Baḥīrā Legend." Jerusalem Studies in Arabic and Islam 34 (2008): 169-214.

Tamcke, Christians and Muslims in Dialogue (2008) = Tamcke, M., ed. Christians and Muslims in Dialogue in the Islamic Orient of the Middle Ages = Christlich-muslimische Gespräche im Mittelalter. Beirut/Würzburg, 2007. [210 pp., with many articles on the Christian Arabic tradition, including contributions on the Dialogue of John of the Emir, Timothy I, Hunayn Ibn Ishaq, Yahya Ibn Adi, "On the Triune Nature of God," Theodore Abū Qurrah, and others; table of contents]

Tamcke, Christliche Gotteslehre (2008) = Tamcke, M., ed. Christliche Gotteslehre im Orient seit dem Aufkommen des Islams bis zur Gegenwart. Beirut, 2008. [with articles on many of the different Christian communities]

Teule, H.G.B. Les Assyro-chaldéens: Chrétiens d'Irak, d'Iran et de Turquie. Turnhout, 2008.

Teule, H.G.B. Christelijke Minderheden van Noord-Irak. Brussels, 2008.

Thomas, D. Christian Doctrines in Islamic Theology. The History of Christian-Muslim Relations, 10. Leiden, 2008.

Urvoy, M.-Th., and D. Urvoy, eds. Le texte arabe non islamique. Versailles, 2008.

Vagelpohl, U. Aristotle's Rhetoric in the East: The Syriac and Arabic Translation and Commentary Tradition. Leiden, 2008.

Vivian, T, ed. Witness to Holiness: Abba Daniel of Scetis. Kalamazoo, 2008. [includes testimony in Arabic]

Wadi, A. "Al-Quddās al-Bāsilī ḥasab makhṭūṭ Vātikān qibṭī 17 (mansūkh sanat 1004 sh./1288)." Ṣadīq al-Kāhin (L’ami du prêtre) 48 (2008): 7-13, 88-96, 167-74.

Walbiner, C.-M., and M. Nanobashvili. "Nicon's Treatise on the Conversion of the Georgians in Christian Arabic Literature and Its Possible Georgian Source." Le Muséon 121 (2008): 437-461. [with edition of Arabic]

Watt, J.W. "Al-Farabi and the History of the Syriac Organon." In G. Kiraz, ed. Malphono w-Rabo d-Malphone: Studies in Honor of Sebastian P. Brock. Piscataway, NJ, 2008. 751-778.

Whealey, A. "The Testimonium Flavianum in Syriac and Arabic." New Testament Studies 54 (2008): 573-590. [w discussion of Agapius of Hieropolis]

Youssef Y.N. "John Bishop of Assiut, Manfalūt and Abū Tīğ." CCO 5 (2008): 183-200.

Zaborowski, J.R. "From Coptic to Arabic in Medieval Egypt." Medieval Encounters 14 (2008): 15-40. [re the Apocalypse of Samuel of Qalamūn]


Abd El-Shaheed, S. "Copyists and Sponsors of Manuscripts in the Coptic Church (XIIIth-XVIIIth Century)." Pages 1-14 of vol. 1 in ICCopt 8 (2007).

Bertaina, D. An Arabic Account of Theodore Abu Qurra in Debate at the Court of Caliph al-Ma'mun: A Study in Early Christian and Muslim Literary Dialogues. PhD Dissertation. Catholic University of America, 2007.

Bigoul, S. "New Elements in the History of the Pope Gabriel III the 77th (1268-1270 A.D.)." Pages 15-24 of vol. 1 in ICCopt 8 (2007). [re mss copied by Gabriel in the Dayr al-Suryān.]

Binggeli, A. "L'hagiographie du Sinaï en arabe d'après un recueil du IXe siècle (Sinaï arabe 542)." Parole de l'Orient 32 (2007): 163-180. [sur le Sinaï d'Anastase le Sinaïte et Martyre des moines du Sinaï et de Raïthou, et ‘Abd al-Masih et sainte Catherine]

Boutros, R. "Une question de méthode pour l’étude des pèlerinages et lieux saints chrétiens en Égypte." Pages 25-40 of vol. 1 in ICCopt 8 (2007).

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Samir, S.Kh. Theodore Abu Qurra: Maymar fī al-ḥurrīya. Beirut, 2006.

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Suermann, H. "Habib ibn Hidma Abu Ra'ita: Portrait eines miaphysitischen Theologen." Journal of Eastern Christian Studies 58 (2006): 221-234.

Swanson, M.N. "Common Wisdom: Luqman the Wise in a Collection of Coptic Orthodox Homilies." Currents in Theology and Mission 33 (2006): 246-252. [re Arabic homilies attributed to Shenoute in Paris, B.N. ar. 4761.]

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Swanson, M.N. "Recent Developments in Copto-Arabic Studies (2000-2004)." Pages 225-240 in ICCopt 8 (2006).

Swanson, M.N. "Telling (and Disputing) the Old, Old Story: A Soteriological Exchange in Late Twelfth-Century Egypt." Coptica 5 (2006): 69-82. [re Marqus ibn al-Qunbar and Michael of Damietta]

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Valentin, J. "Les évangéliaires arabes de la bibliothèque du Monastère Ste-Catherine (Mont Sinaï): Essai de classification d'après l'étude d'un chapitre (Matth. 28): Traducteurs, révisuers, types textuels." Le Muséon 116 (2003): 415-477.

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Youssef, Y.N. "An Arabic text attributed to Severus of Antioch on the Robber." Bulletin de la Société d'Archéologie 42 (2003): 119-125 [originally published in Bulletin de la Société d'Archéologie 41 (2002): 53-69, but republished because of the errors in the original publication].

Youssef, Y.N. "The Quotations of Severus of Antioch in the Book of the Confessions of the Fathers." Ancient Near Eastern Studies 40 (2003): 173-224.

Youssef, Y.N. "Some Patristic quotations from Severus of Antioch in Coptic and Arabic texts." Ancient Near Eastern Studies 40 (2003): 238-247.


Aoun, M. "Aspects de la simonie en Égypte (VIIe-XIIe s.)." Revue des sciences religieuses. 76 (2002): 185-200.

Blau, J. A Handbook of Early Middle Arabic. Jerusalem, 2002 [includes an edition of the Arabic Psalm fragment in Greek transcription and excerpts from several early Melkite texts: The "Summa Theologiae Arabica" Peter of Bayt Ra's's Kitab al-Burhan, and an Arabic translation of Daniel (pp. 68-96); an edition of a Christian Arabic text in Coptic characters (pp. 155-167)].

de Blois, F. "Naṣrānī (Nazōraios) and ḥanīf (ethnikos): Studies on the Religious Vocabulary of Christianity and of Islam." Bulletin of the School of Oriental and African Studies 65.1 (2002): 1-30.

Capuani, M. Christian Egypt: Coptic Art and Monuments through Two Millennia. Cairo, 2002.

Christys, A. Christians in al-Andalus (711-1000). Richmond, UK, 2002.

Gabra, G. Coptic Monasteries: Egypt’s Monastic Art and Architecture. Cairo, 2002.

Griffith, S.H. The Beginnings of Christian Theology in Arabic: Muslim-Christian Encounters in the Early Islamic Period. Variorum, 2002.

Griffith, S.H. Yahya ibn 'Adi: The Reformation of Morals. Provo, 2002.

Hanna, A. Dayr 'Atīya, al-Tarīkh wa-l-'Umrān. Damas, 2002. [693 pages]

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Khoury, A. Th. "La contribution des chrétiens d'orient au dialogue islamo-chrétien." Journal of Eastern Christian Studies 54:1-2 (2002): 109-112.

Khoury, Sh., and N. Khoury. A Survey of the History of the Orthodox Church of Jerusalem. Amman, 2002. [English translation of the Arabic original, Jerusalem, 1925]

Lamoreaux, J.C. "The Biography of Theodore Abu Qurrah Revisted." Dumbarton Oaks Papers 56 (2002): 25-40.

Maksimov, Ju. "Feodor Abu Kurra i jego mesto v istorii rannej pravoslavnoj polemiki s islamom" [Theodore Abū Qurra and His Place in the Early Christian Orthodox Polemic against Islam]. Bogoslovskij Sbornik 10 (2002): 114-123. [full text]

Maksimov, Ju., and A. Aleksanian. "Feodor Abu Kurra, episkop Karrskij, Dialogi s musul'manami." Bogoslovskij Sbornik 10 (2002): 124-136 [Russian translation of Theodore Abu Qurra's Dialogues with Muslims].

Metwalli, N.M. Islam Encounters Christ: A Fanatical Muslim's Encounter with Christ in the Coptic Orthodox church. Minneapolis, 2002. [136 pages; translated from Arabic]

Monferrer-Sala, J.P. "An Early Muslim Tradition in Light of its Christian Environment." Edebiyat 13 (2002): 27-35.

Panchenko, K.A. "Rod Ioanna Damaskina i stanovlenie khristianskoj elity v Khalifate" [The Family of John of Damascus and the Establishment of the Christian Elite in the Caliphate]. Vestnik Moskovskogo Universiteta, Serija 13: Vostokovedenie 4 (2002): 88-99.

Piccirillo, M. L'Arabia Cristiana: dalla Provincia Imperiale al Primo Periodo Islamico. Milan, 2002.

Pirone, B. al-Mu'taman ibn al-'Assāl: Summa dei principi della Religione, vol. 2, chs. 20-70, Cairo/Jerusalem, 2002.

Pizzi, P., and S. Khalil. Teodoro Abu Qurrah: La libertà. Torino, 2002.

Rassi-Rihani, J. "La première lettre du Patriache Macaire Ibn al-Za'īm (1648-1672) au roi de France Louis XIV (datée le 19 novembre 1653)." Parole de l'Orient 27 (2002): 105-131.

Samir, Kh.S. "Īlīyā al-Naṣībīnī (975-1046m) wa-l-wazīr Abū al-Qāsim al-Maghribī (1)." al-Mashriq 76 (2002): 443-458.

Samir, Kh.S. "La symbolique de l'Arche de Noé dans le commentaire allégorique de Marqus Ibn al-Qunbar (12e siècle)." In P.A. Chahwan and A. Kassis, eds. Bible et Patrimoine de l’Orient: Mélanges offerts au P. Paul Féghali. Beirut, 2002. 265-317.

Samir, Kh.S. "Risālat Būlus al-Rāhib usquf Ṣaydā al-Anṭākī ilā al-Shaykh Abī al-Qāsim ṣadīqih." al-Manāra 43 (2002): 447-462 and 88-89. [w French abstract]

al-Anbā Ṣamūʼīl, and B. Jūrjī. Dalīl al-kanāʼis wa-al-adyirah al-qadīmah fī Miṣr. Cairo, 2002.

Serikov, N.I. "Slova so skrytym znacheniem: Iz Zapisnoj knizhki Patriarkha Makarija Ibn az-Zaima III" [Words with a Hidden Meaning: Excerpts from the Notebook of the Patriarch Macarius III ibn al-Za'im]. Khristianskij Vostok 3 (2002): 297-307.

Suermann, H. "Koptische Texte zur arabischen Eroberung Ägyptens und der Umayyadenherrschaft." Journal of Coptic Studies 4 (2002): 167-186

Suermann, H. "Maronite Historiography and Ideology." Journal of Eastern Christian Studies 54 (2002): 129-148

Swanson, M.N. "'Our Brother, the Monk Eustathius': A Ninth-Century Syrian Orthodox Theologian Known to Medieval Arabophone Copts." Coptica 1 (2002): 119-140.

Swanson, M.N. Translation of "Sermon on the Glorious Nativity" by Bulus [Paul] al-Bushi. The Cresset (Christmas/Epiphany) (2001-2002): 32-33.

Thomas, D. Early Muslim Polemic against Christianity: Abū 'Īsā al-Warrāq's Against the Incarnation. Cambridge, 2002.

Walbiner, C.-M. "Die Christen Aleppos im 17. und 18. Jahrhundert." Sharqiyyāt 14.1 (2002): 61-78.

Youssef, Y.N. "Recommendations to the Priests: Severus of Antioch or Severus of El-Ashmunein." Journal of Coptic Studies 4 (2002): 187-196

Ziadeh, N.A. al-Masīḥīya wa-l-‘arab. Beirut, 2002 [originally published in Damascus, 2000; vol. 23 of the author’s complete works]


Abumalham Mas, M., ed. Literatura árabe cristiana: Seminario Internacional acerca de Literatura Arabe Cristiana (1999 Instituto Universitario de Ciencias de las Religiones de la Universidad Complutense). Madrid, 2001. ["Este volumen recoge los trabajos presentados y sometidos a debate en el curso de un Seminario Internacional acerca de Literatura árabe cristiana, organizado por el Instituto Universitario de Ciencias de las Religiones de la Universidad Complutense (noviembre de 1999)."] [full text of introduction]

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Bhayro, S. "A Karshuni (Christian Arabic) Account of the Descent of the Watchers." In A. Rapoport-Albert and G. Greenberg, eds. Biblical Hebrews, Biblical Texts: Essays in Memory of Michael P. Weitzman. Sheffield, 2001. 365-373.

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Elders, J. "The Lost Churches of the Arabian Gulf: Recent Discoveries on the Islands of Sir Bani Yas and Marawah, Abu Dhabi Emirate, United Arab Emirates." Proceedings of the Seminar for Arabian Studies 31 (2001): 47-58.

Griffith, S.H. "Christians and Christianity." Pages 307-316 of Vol. 1 in Encyclopaedia of the Qur'ān. Leiden, 2001.

Griffith, S.H. "The Life of Theodore of Edessa: History, Historiography, and Religious Apologetics in Mar Saba Monastery in Early Abbasid Times." In J. Patrich, ed. The Sabaite Heritage in the Orthodox Church from the Fifth Century to the Present. Leuven, 2001. 147-169.

Keating, S.T. Dialogue between Muslims and Christians in the Early 9th Century: The Example of Ḥabīb ibn Khidmah Abū Rā'iṭah al-Takrītī's Theology of the Trinity. PhD Dissertation. Catholic University of America, 2001.

Khalidi, T. The Muslim Jesus: Sayings and Stories in Islamic Literature. Cambridge, MA, 2001.

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Monferrer-Sala, J.P. "Tipología apocalíptica en la literatura árabe cristiana." 'Ilu: Revista de Ciencias de las Religiones 4 (2001): 51-74.

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Peri, O. Christianity under Islam in Jerusalem: The Question of the Holy Sites in Early Ottoman Times. Leiden, 2001.

Polosin, Vl. V. "Zapiska Pavla Aleppskogo o postavlenii mitropolitov Antiokhijskim patriarkhom Makariem" [A Note by Paul of Aleppo on the Patriarch Macarius' Ordaining of Metropolitans]. Khristianskij Vostok 2/VIII (2001): 329-342 [includes an edition and an annotated translation of the Arabic text from St Petersburg, Oriental Institute, MS B1219, fol. 2b-4a].

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Samir, S.Kh. Ḥunayn Ibn Isḥāq: Fī l-A'mār wa-l-Āǧāl. Al-Fikr al-'Arabī al-Masīḥī, 3. Beirut, 2001.

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Thomas, David, ed. Syrian Christians under Islam: The First Thousand Years. Leiden, 2001.

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Walbiner, C.-M. "Die Beziehungen zwischen dem Griechisch-Orthodoxen Patriarchat von Antiochia und der Kirche von Georgien vom 14. bis zum 18. Jahrhundert." Le Muséon 114 (2001): 437-455.

Youssef, Y.N. "Arabic Manuscripts of the Philalethes of Severus of Antioch." Proche Orient Chrétien 51 (2001): 261-266.

Zachs, F. "Mīkhā'īl Mishāqa: The First Historian of Modern Syria." British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies 28 (2001): 67-87. [among other things, argues that Michael of Damascus was probably none other than Michael Mishaqa]

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Conrad, L. "The Arabs." Pages 678-700 in A. Cameron, et al., eds. The Cambridge Ancient History, 14: Late Antiquity: Empires and Successors, A.D. 425-600. Cambridge, 2000.

Cook, D. "Two Christian Arabic Prophecies of Liberation from Muslim Rule from the Late 18th Century." Oriens Christianus 84 (2000): 70-80.

Déroche, F. Manuel de codicologie des manuscrits en écriture arabe. Paris, 2000.

Gascoigne, A. The Impact of the Arab Conquest on Late Roman Settlement in Egypt. PhD Thesis. University of Cambridge, 2000.

Goddard, H. A History of Christian-Muslim Relations. Edinburgh, 2000.

Serikoff, N. "Understanding of the Scriptures: Patriarch Mākāriyūs b. az-Za'īm and His Arabic Speaking Flock (from the Patriarch Mākāriyūs' Note-book)." ARAM 12 (1999-2000): 523-531. [on the "state of theological knowledge among the Arabic speaking laity of the Greek Orthodox Church of Antioch" in the 17th c.]

Wolff, A. "Two Pilgrims to St Catherine's Monastery, Niccolò di Poggibonsi and Christopher Harant." Pages 33-58 in J. Starkey and O. El-Daly, eds. Desert Travellers: From Herodotus to T.E. Lawrence. Durham, 2000.

Earlier Publications

For a bibliography of earlier publications, please consult H. Teule and V. Schepens, "Christian Arabic Bibliography 1990-1995," Journal of Eastern Christian Studies 57 (2005): 129-174, and H. Teule and V. Schepens. "Christian Arabic Bibliography 1996-2000," Journal of Eastern Christian Studies 58 (2006): 265-299.