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F18A16 Egyptian Orthodox Christianity: A Living Tradition

Egyptian (Coptic) Orthodox Christianity is ancient and alive. Founded by St. Mark and with churches in more than 40 countries around the world, the deep roots continue to bear fruit. We will explore the art, theology, history, current dynamics, and worship of this Christian tradition. The course will include one field trip to the Coptic Orthodox Church in Staunton, VA.

Instructor: Matthew Bucher grew up in Lebanon, Pennsylvania and moved to Harrisonburg, Virginia after living in Egypt for four years. Upon graduation from Eastern Mennonite University's dual degree program (M.Div. & M.A. in Conflict Transformation) in 2015, he began his current role as the pastor of Immanuel Mennonite Church in Harrisonburg. Bucher has presented and published on Egyptian Christianity and travels to Egypt regularly.

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Payment Information: Payment is due at time of registration and must be made by credit card (AMEX, MasterCard, Visa and Discover.) There is a $5 credit card convenience fee assessed at the time of payment. You will be redirected to the payment web site after clicking submit. Please have your credit card ready. Once payment is successfully completed, you will receive a payment receipt and a registration confirmation by email.

Withdrawal/Refund Policy: You may cancel your registration up to one week before the class start date, and receive a full refund (minus any credit card processing fees.) After that date, no refunds will be given.

For registration questions, please contact Lifelong Learning Institute at LLI@jmu.edu or 540/568.2923.

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