This chapter examines the characteristics of Christian members of the Bulaq Center using information gathered during visits that Ansaf and I routinely made to local homes. Although Christian members of the center comprised only a small sample of Bulaq residents—ones that for the most part were self-selected for their vulnerabilities—they nonetheless show us a great deal about the poor, their living conditions, and some of the values they held in the 1970s.
KeywordsReligious Service Wage Earner Private Tutoring Government Welfare Part Family
Unable to display preview. Download preview PDF.