Skip to comments.ON AIR – Le « télévangélisme islamique » gagne en audience dans le monde musulman
Posted on 11/01/2011 9:38:14 PM PDT by thecodont
Known since the 1950s the "televangelists" American Christians these preachers capable of attracting millions of followers with their fiery sermons, made for television. The Economist this week recounts the rise of their Muslim counterparts, especially in Egypt and Indonesia.
An example: Moez Masoud, a young and beautiful Egyptian preacher with a shaved head, which brought together recently in Cairo "hordes of teenage girls," the British magazine, one enthused, "shortness of breath, 'I can see, I can see 'through the gate of her niqab. "
Like all his colleagues, Moez Masoud did not receive a traditional religious training, which disturbs the Sunni Egyptian authorities. According to The Economist, they oscillate contempt for dialogue with the populist preachers and devotees.
In the manner of "reborn Christians" - of American Christians who proclaim their faith in God restored after a period of "wandering", very present in American evangelical movements - Moez Masud says he plunged into Islam after that he had suffered an accident and surgery, and saw some of his friends die of an overdose and cancer.
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