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Author Baron, Beth, author

Title The orphan scandal : Christian missionaries and the rise of the Muslim Brotherhood / Beth Baron
Published Stanford, California : Stanford University Press, [2014]
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Description 1 online resource (viii, 245 pages)
Contents Prologue : summer of 1933 : the Turkiyya Hasan affair -- Part I. The best of intentions : Evangelicals on the Nile. Forgotten children : caring for the orphaned and abandoned -- Winning souls for Christ : American Presbyterians in Cairo -- Speaking in tongues : Pentecostal revival in Asyut -- Nothing less than a miracle : the Swedish Salaam Mission of Port Said -- Part II. Unintended consequences : Islamists and the state. Fight them with their own weapons : the origins of the Muslim Brotherhood -- Combating conversion : the expansion of the anti-missionary movement -- Crackdown : suppressing the League for the Defense of Islam -- The battle for Egypt's orphans : toward a Muslim welfare state
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Description based on print version record
Subject Jamʻīyat al-Ikhwān al-Muslimīn (Egypt) -- History.
Christianity and other religions -- Islam -- History -- 20th century.
Islam -- Relations -- Christianity -- History -- 20th century.
Missions to Muslims -- Egypt -- History -- 20th century.
Missions -- Egypt -- History -- 20th century.
Orphans -- Services for -- Egypt -- History -- 20th century.
Public welfare -- Egypt -- History -- 20th century.
Genre/Form History.
Form Electronic book
ISBN 0804790760 (cloth : alk. paper)
0804791384 (paperback: alk. paper)
0804792224 (electronic bk.)
9780804790765 (cloth : alk. paper)
9780804791380 (paperback: alk. paper)
9780804792226 (electronic bk.)