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Christians versus Muslims in modern Egypt

Sana Hassan

Christians versus Muslims in modern Egypt

the century-long struggle for Coptic equality

by Sana Hassan

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Coptic Church -- Egypt -- History -- 20th century,
  • Christianity and other religions -- Islam,
  • Islam -- Relations -- Christianity,
  • Egypt -- Church history -- 20th century,
  • Egypt -- Politics and government -- 1970-

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. [291]-302) and index

    StatementS.S. Hasan
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBX133.2 .H37 2003
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvi, 320 p. ;
    Number of Pages320
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17104370M
    ISBN 100195138686
    LC Control Number2002022039

    Yes, Egypt is a predominantly Sunni Muslim country. An estimated 90% are identified as Muslim, 9% as Coptic Christians, and 1% as other Christian denominations. Other estimated Christians to be only 6~7%, but it's around that number. Non-denomina. Muslims believe in the books of the previous prophets including the "Torah" which was sent to Moses, the "Zaboor" (Psalms) which were given to David, the "Injeel" (Gospel) which was given to Jesus, and the Qur'an which was given to Muhammad However, Muslims are told that the previous scriptures were tampered with by mankind and the Bible should.

    Even if they are undercounts, the census and survey data suggest that Christians have been steadily declining as a proportion of Egypt’s population in recent decades. One reason is that Christian fertility has been lower than Muslim fertility — that is, Christians have been having fewer babies per woman than Muslims in : Conrad Hackett. Gatestone Institute The following are some of the abuses Muslims inflicted on Christians throughout the month of March, , thematically arranged: The Kidnap, Rape, and Forced Conversion of Christians Pakistan: A group of motorcycle-riding Muslim men kidnapped and gang raped two year-old Christian .

    Judaism vs. Christianity vs. Islam. In this minute Mysteries of the Church mini-documentary made for the Roman Catholic Diocese of Brooklyn, New York, religious teachers and academics discuss the historical origins, similarities, and differences between Judaism, Christianity, and Islam. Often in dialogue Muslims point to some passages which are noted in many modern Bibles as having been changed over time. An example of this is The First Letter of John, chapter 5, verse 7 which used to say, “There are three that bear record in heaven, the Father, the Word, and the Holy Spirit, and that these three are one” (1John ).


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Christians versus Muslims in Modern Egypt is the first study of Christian identity politics in contemporary Egypt. S.S. Hasan begins by looking at how the Coptic generation of the s and s remembered, recovered, and imagined the ancient history of Christianity in Egypt in order to weld the Copts into a unified nation, resistant to the growing encroachments of by:   Christians versus Muslims in Modern Egypt is the first study of Christian identity politics in contemporary Egypt.

S.S. Hasan begins by looking at how the Coptic generation of the s and s The Copts of Egypt are the largest Christian minority in the Middle East/5. Christians versus Muslims in Modern Egypt The Century-Long Struggle for Coptic Equality S.

Hasan. The Christians versus Muslims in modern Egypt book of Egypt are the largest Christian minority in the Middle East. In recent years they have often been victims of persecution and violence at the hands of the Muslim majority. "Christians versus Muslims in Modern Egypt is the first study of Christian identity politics in contemporary Egypt.

S.S. Hasan begins by looking at how the Coptic generation of the s and s remembered, recovered, and imagined the ancient history of Christianity in Egypt in order to weld the Copts into a unified nation, resistant to the growing encroachments of Islam.

Sana Hasan, an Egyptian scholar best known for her Enemy in the Promised Land, has written another important book in Christians versus Muslims in Modern Egypt —a book in which she honestly confronts the sorry condition of Christians in Egypt, where the “problems faced by the Christian minority are for many a taboo subject.”.

CHRISTIANS VERSUS MUSLIMS IN MODERN EGYPT: The century-long struggle for Coptic equality. 02 November iStock. by S. Hasan. This book describes how this traditional Church has adapted to a changing and modernising society, and has strengthened and grown. The author is a liberal Muslim social scientist, whose sources are not only.

Review of S. Hasan’s Christians Versus Muslims in Modern Egypt: The Century-Long Struggle for Coptic Equality. Muslims vs Christians in Egypt Discussion in 'Christianity and World Religion' started by Kurama, Apr 7, Apr 7, nor acknowledge the religion of Truth, of the People of the Book, until they pay the Jizya with willing submission, and feel themselves subdued.

there are many links between ancient Egyptian and modern African cultures. Egypt is predominantly Muslim, with Muslims comprising about % of the population. Almost the entirety of Egypt's Muslims are Sunnis.

Most of the non-Muslims in Egypt are Christians, the majority of whom belong to the native Egyptian Coptic Orthodox Church of Alexandria.

Two-thirds were from Muslims, the rest from Christians. The survey showed profound misunderstanding on both sides, said Sherif Abdel Aziz, 36, a co-founder of the group.

TABULATION OF EGYPTIAN RELIGIOUS COMPARISONS. Christians use the title King of Kings to refer to the glory of Jesus since he ascended into the heavens. He is also known as Lord of titles and honors occur in such modern works as Handles same titles are used in the Old Testament where Lord of lords and God of gods refers to Yahweh, the God of Israel.

For the most part of their shared history, Coptic Christians and Muslims in Egypt have experienced bouts of sectarian tension alternating with peaceful coexistence. Coptic Christians and Muslims in Egypt tells the story of Muslim–Christian relations in Egypt from the coming of Islam to the aftermath of the January revolution.

In Egypt, growing tensions between Muslims and Christians have led to sporadic violence. Many Egyptians blame the interreligious strife on hooligans taking advantage of. Christians in Egypt are facing unprecedented levels of persecution, with attacks on churches and the kidnap of girls by Islamist extremists intent on forcing them to marry Muslims, a Author: Harriet Sherwood.

The Muslims clearly passed on an intellectual heritage, which a number of scholars say laid the foundations for the modern Christian West. For more discussion of this, please see the book " Islam and the Discovery of Freedom by Rose Wilder Lane. Muslim Spain versus Christian Spain.

Many Muslims look back at Muslim Spain with pride. Panel Discussion: People of the Book: Muslims, Jews, and Christians Friday, March 2, Broaden your understanding of the issues that cut.

Understanding what Islam and Christianity do and do not hold in common is an important task, but asking whether Muslims and Christians worship the same God will not get us : Duane Litfin.

Islam also believes in the original texts of Judaism and Christianity, but believes that the modern texts have been corrupted. Essentially the main difference between Muslims and Christians is that Muslims follow the religion of Islam, whereas Christians follow Christianity. In Muslim-majority Egypt, Coptic Christians are often the victims of persecution and repeated attacks on their churches, and have a history of being scapegoated and marginalised by.

Christian Muslim Debate got a little hot – Missionary said ‘We hit the wall’ and left - Duration: Sabeel Ahmedviews. Most of the Egyptians were Christians and some were still worshiping the ancient gods.

I find it amazing how Christianity fit well in the ancient Egyptian culture, mythology and theology. It was the time of the Romans in Egypt, when Christianity f.Christianity, which originated in the Middle East in the 1st century AD, is a significant minority religion within the region.

Christianity in the Middle East is characterized by the diversity of its beliefs and traditions, compared to Christianity in other parts of the Old ians now make up approximately 5% of the total Middle Eastern population, down from 20% in the early 20th Iraq:(,[a]).For years I thought it did, but I no longer do.

Now I believe that the phrase “Muslims and Christians worship the same God” is only true in a fairly uncontroversial sense: There is one Creator whom Muslims and Christians both attempt to worship.

Apart from this banal observation, Muslims and Christians do not worship the same God.