Formal Boundaries between Christians and Muslims
Probably the most important of the implicit aims of the Bulaq Center was to maintain cordial relations between Muslims and Christians. Weaker in numbers and political power, Christians in Egypt had no choice but to get along with Muslims. But Christians were interested also in preserving the integrity of their community and preventing erosion of their numbers through conversion.
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