Tag Archives: Religion

Mystery Writer

What author’s philosophical memoir (pictured), received international attention when it was first released in December 2001? Continue reading

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Dressed to Test

Last month Egypt’s high court upheld a dress code rule imposed by several universities. What is the rule? Continue reading

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Fanciful Beast

What death-defying fanciful beast is said to have visited ancient Egypt every half-millenium or so? Continue reading

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Question Mark

Why do some Egyptian men have a dark area on their foreheads? Continue reading

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Hallowed Ground

This Egypt location is revered by Christians and Jews as the site of a sacred revelation. To most Muslims it is one of the holiest places in the world. Where is it?
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What’s the Point?

When one of Egypt’s 8 million Copts meets a western-looking visitor, it is not unusual for him to announce “I am Christian” and follow up his statement by pointing to something. What does he point to? Continue reading

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Demographics

How many practicing Jewish families are there in Cairo? Continue reading

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