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Yasmine Moll

Building the New Egypt: Islamic Televangelists, Revolutionary Ethics, and 'Productive' Citizenship

[A Salafi activist holds up a copy of the Quran in Tahrir square. Image by Paul Kohlbry.]

Appearing on state television after the fall of Mubarak for the first time in his career, the famous Egyptian Islamic televangelist Amr Khaled told the program host that he had seen God in Tahrir.  “I saw God in Tahrir,” he said. “When you entered Tahrir Square you immediately noticed a different spirit. It is as if God was with all the people ...

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Yasmine Moll

Yasmin Moll
is a PhD student in socio-cultural anthropology at New York University.