Monthly Archives: May 2011

Sectarian violence in Imbaba

Sarah Carr does some of the best reporting I’ve read on sectarian violence in Egypt. http://inanities.org/2011/05/losing-faith/ I don’t want to dismiss the problem of majoritarian chauvinism among Egyptian Muslims, but Carr makes clear here that poor, socially conservative communities can … Continue reading

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Did Hell give us humanism?

I’m always interested in the forms of religiosity promoted by American Movement conservatives: a sort of stripped-down, generic Christian-flavored theism in which God rewards good, punishes evil, helps out in a pinch, and doesn’t make any demands that aren’t compatibile … Continue reading

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