Pratiques et vécus d'un islam populaire égyptien

Abstract : Religion, and we speak here of religious practices, are not solely individuals engaged in the private sphere, but a social tracery, making the Muslim landscape in Egypt particularly complex. If we distinguish an "official" Islam from an islamist militant Islam, the popular practices of Islam seems suddenly to detach themselves from the classic fields of politics, and to invest everyday life as well as exceptional moments. Today, the Egyptian society as a whole can be said deeply pious (but accommodating), predominantly Sunni (90% of the population), Sufi, and with a devotional practice of pilgrimages and of the cult of saints.
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Vincent Battesti. Pratiques et vécus d'un islam populaire égyptien. Vincent Battesti & François Ireton. L'Égypte au présent, Inventaire d'une société avant révolution, Sindbad-Actes Sud, pp.867-886, 2011, La Bibliothèque arabe, Hommes et Sociétés, 978-2-7427-9780-6. ⟨hal-00765822⟩

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