Modern Egypt, Its Witness To Christ: Lectures After A Visit

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Amira El-Azhary Sonbol, a researcher for the Freedom House report, notes that while the practice has been illegal there since 1996, it remains common. “Egyptians widely believe FGM to be an Islamic practice,” she has reported, “even though it is also performed by Egyptian Christians and is not practiced in most Muslim countries outside the Nile valley.” Ms. The Qur'an (An-Nisa': 119) states that Satan will try to trick humans into body modification: " And I will surely lead them astray, and arouse desires in them, and command them and they will cut the cattle's ears, and I will surely command them and they will change Allah's creation."

Pages: 236

Publisher: Kessinger Publishing, LLC (June 1, 2007)

ISBN: 1432660810

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