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ON AIR – Le « télévangélisme islamique » gagne en audience dans le monde musulman
Le Monde / ^ | 28 octobre 2011 | Le Monde staff

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.

[translated from Google translator]

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TOPICS: Politics; Religion; TV/Movies
KEYWORDS: moslems; televangelists; television

1 posted on 11/01/2011 9:38:17 PM PDT by thecodont
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To: thecodont

Here is the link for the article “through” google translate.

2 posted on 11/01/2011 10:07:22 PM PDT by Texas Fossil (Government, even in its best state is but a necessary evil; in its worst state an intolerable one)
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