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By Henrik Lindberg Hansen

he topic of Christian-Muslim kin within the center East – and certainly within the West – draws a lot educational and media consciousness. Nowhere is that this extra the case than in Egypt, which has the most important Christian neighborhood within the center East, envisioned at 6-10 consistent with cent of the nationwide inhabitants. Henrik Lindberg Hansen analyses this dating, supplying an exam of the character and function of non secular discussion in Egyptian society. Taking 3 major non secular agencies and associations in Egypt (namely the Azhar college, the Muslim Brotherhood and the Coptic Orthodox Church), Hansen argues that non secular discussion consists of a detailed exam of societal kinfolk, and the way those are understood and approached. together with research of the events of violence opposed to Christian groups in 2011 and the autumn of the Muslim Brotherhood from energy in 2013, Hansen presents a wide-ranging exploration of the significance of faith in Egyptian society and daily encounters with a non secular ‘other’. This makes his publication very important for researchers of either non secular minorities within the heart East and interfaith discussion in a much wider context.

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