Bolman, Elizabeth S. "An Introduction to the Red Monastery Church." 2017. Abridged from the "Introduction" to The Red Monastery Church: Beauty and Asceticism in Upper Egypt, edited by Elizabeth S. Bolman, xx-xxxvi. New Haven, CT: The American Research Center in Egypt/Yale University Press, 2016.
This text describes the Red Monastery Church and the project to restore it, directed by the author. It also provides a brief summary of the history and significance of the church. Abridged by the author from her introduction to The Red Monastery Church: Beauty and Asceticism in Upper Egypt.