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An Egyptian Christian and a Muslim Response to the Civil Uprising in Egypt

The following "open letters" were written in response to questions about the current situation in Egypt. They address questions about the popular demonstrations calling for President Muhammad Morsi to step down.

The first is from recently returned ELCA long term mission personnel, the Rev. Mark Nygard. The second letter is from Rev. Dr. Andrea Zaki, the General Director of the Coptic Evangelical Organization for Social Services.  The third letter is from Ahmed Emad El Din Hamzaa, teacher at the American University in Cairo.

Wounded Faith

This morning I was checking out my Facebook feed and saw the above photo that intrigued me greatly.  It was on the status of a clergy friend who often posts funny photos of himself photoshopped into some absurd situation or onto someone else’s body. So I was intrigued by the seriousness of the image – which I thought was a bit uncharacteristic.