Stephen J. Davis

Stephen J. Davis is assistant professor of religious studies at Yale University, specializing in the history of Christianity in late antiquity. He is author of The Cult of St. Thecla: A Tradition of Women’s Piety in Late Antiquity and co-author of Be Thou There: The Holy Family’s Journey in Egypt (AUC Press, 2001). Gawdat Gabra is an independent scholar specializing in Coptic studies, and former director of the Coptic Museum in Cairo. He is the author or editor of numerous books related to the literary and material culture of Egyptian Christianity, including Coptic Monasteries: Egypt’s Monastic Art and Architecture and Christian Egypt: Coptic Art and Monuments through Two Millennia (both AUC Press 2002).