Special Report: Egypt deploys scholars to teach moderate Islam, but skepticism abound




 
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May 31st, 2015  
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Topic: Special Report: Egypt deploys scholars to teach moderate Islam, but skepticism abound


By Mahmoud Mourad and Yara Bayoumy CAIRO (Reuters) - In his battle against militant Islam, Egyptian President Abdel Fattah al-Sisi is relying not just on bomber planes and soldiers but on white-turbaned clerics from Al-Azhar, Egypt's 1,000-year-old center for Islamic learning. In a televised speech in January at an Al-Azhar conference center in Cairo, Sisi called for "a religious revolution" in Islam.




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