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Cairo Report: Copts and Muslims

Friday, July 01, 2011

Frequent New York Review of Books contributor, former Wall Street Journal Middle East correspondent, and author of The Battle for Egypt Yasmine El Rashidi reports from Cairo on the conflict between the Coptic Christian and Muslim communities. Dalia George Abusharr, an Egyptian Coptic Christian living in Brooklyn, joins the conversation.

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Dalia George Abusharr and Yasmine El Rashidi
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Comments [2]

xangeo from Cairo

Why people take upon themselves to resolve the "real" faith? Believe and let believe.
I often think that if God the mighty wanted one worldly faith why he allowed different ones?

Personally, I think that is a big mistake and a Sin that to insult anyone's religion as well as try to change one's belief.

It is better to exercise respect and be silent when topics like this arise. I am certain, with logic consideration, God wants us to spread love and tolerance and pray each one for himself.

Jul. 02 2011 04:58 AM
Nick from UWS

Once again we have a story about people having problems because of the idiocy of religion. Is this really a subject worthy of intelligent adult discussion?

Mankind makes up all this nonsense and then complains about the problems it causes. Mankind makes 95% their own problems. When will the world snap out of it?

Jul. 01 2011 11:25 AM

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