Posts tagged "egypt"
Al-Ahd: A Different Kind of Ramadan Serial

Al-Ahd: A Different Kind of Ramadan Serial

Patricia Kubala watches “Al-Ahd,” Egypt’s first fantasy television drama.
In the News: Saints, Slavery, Celibacy, and more!

In the News: Saints, Slavery, Celibacy, and more!

A round-up of the week's religion news.
Egypt's Salafis: Security and Survival

Egypt’s Salafis: Security and Survival

Jahd Khalil reports on the role of the Salafi Dawa in Egyptian politics.
In the News: Racism, Ramadan, Romanian Witches and more!

In the News: Racism, Ramadan, Romanian Witches and more!

A round-up of the week's religion news.
How Christians Helped Create The Muslim Brotherhood

How Christians Helped Create The Muslim Brotherhood

Maurice Chammah reviews Beth Baron's book The Orphan Scandal: Christian Missionaries and the Rise of the Muslim Brotherhood.
In the News: Biomemes, Voodoo, Elie Wiesel and more!

In the News: Biomemes, Voodoo, Elie Wiesel and more!

A round-up of recent religion and media stories in the news.
Religion and Press Freedom in the Digital Age – Part Two: Al Jazeera on Trial

Religion and Press Freedom in the Digital Age – Part Two: Al Jazeera on Trial

The second in a series of posts on issues at the intersection of press freedom, religion, digital media and politics by Natasja Sheriff .
Religion and Press Freedom in the Digital Age – Part One: Information on Trial

Religion and Press Freedom in the Digital Age – Part One: Information on Trial

The first in a series of posts on issues at the intersection of press freedom, religion, digital media and politics by Natasja Sheriff.
Turmoil at Al-Azhar: Religion, Politics, and the Egyptian State

Turmoil at Al-Azhar: Religion, Politics, and the Egyptian State

Jared Malsin on the religious and political stakes of upheaval at Egypt's Al-Azhar University.
The Secular Square

The Secular Square

Maurice Chammah reviews Oscar-nominated documentary film, The Square.
Copts in a Revolutionary Age: Egypt's Last Secularists?

Copts in a Revolutionary Age: Egypt’s Last Secularists?

Jared Malsin reports from Cairo on the political choices facing Coptic Christians in today's Egypt.
Performing Piety

Performing Piety

Maurice Chammah reviews a new book on Egypt's swing towards public religiosity and the celebrities who reinvented their image as beacons of worship and charity.