View of part of the Fujairah Corniche and the Hajar Mountains in the Background

Sunday, February 17, 2008

Young Muslims at a Time of Religious Revival

The first in a series of articles has appeared today in the New York Times, designed to examine the lives of Muslim young people across the Middle East.

“Here in Egypt and across the Middle East, many young people are being forced to put off marriage, the gateway to independence, sexual activity and societal respect.”

Link: Michael Slackman, ‘Dreams Stifled…’ New York Times, 17 February 2008

Dr. Geoff Pound

Image: Prayer in a Cairo Mosque (Photo courtesy of NYT)