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Egypt orders Muslim preachers to deliver identical weekly sermons

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posted on Jul, 13 2016 @ 06:06 PM

Egyptian authorities said on Tuesday Muslim clerics would be required to read out identical pre-written weekly sermons as part of the government’s campaign against extremism, drawing angry criticism from some preachers.

An undersecretary from a different province who requested anonymity said the sermons would be written by ministry officials and senior clerics from Al-Azhar, the 1,000-year-old center of Islamic learning in Cairo.

Members of parliament on the House Committee on Religious Affairs would contribute too, as would sociologists and psychologists.

In Egypt's latest action to counter political islam, they have now mandated every imam in every mosque to preach the same pre- written sermon. Egypt is no stranger to political islam. The muslim brotherhood came to power during the arab spring, and this current government had to use the military to remove them.

In 2013, the government had to fire 55,000 preachers who were preaching violence and supporting the muslim brotherhood. The Egyptian government does not differentiate between political islamist groups like the muslim brotherhood and islamic state.

I say this is the only logical thing to do short of criminalizing the political tool that is known as islam. When imams are given freedom to craft a sermon, they will likely choose the politically- motivated, violence- inciting messages because they abrogate the peaceful religious verses.

posted on Jul, 13 2016 @ 06:19 PM
rome (here america) does this too, watch

posted on Jul, 13 2016 @ 06:29 PM

posted on Jul, 13 2016 @ 06:34 PM
yet in Egypt since before the old Joseph son of Jack (they say Jack in Jack Chick publications or somewheres)

the priestly class was exempt of toil and tribute

which allowed Pharaoh to be praised by the priests

smart move, better than oppressing because they're druitish enough to merlin out some sort of excalibur if I may use a figure of speech

posted on Jul, 13 2016 @ 07:17 PM
Egypt lost its identity long long ago. No one visits Egypt for anything other then their ancestors culture and accomplishments.

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