This project involves discovering how some Egyptian atheists develop and manage their identity. The goal of the research is to demonstrate the different variables that influence the transformation to atheism. This research also seeks to explore the different ways Egyptian atheists deal with the stigma associated with their identity once they self-identity as atheists. Upon examination and analysis of my interlocutors' account it became clear that atheism is not only organic to the Egyptian culture but also a significantly fluid identity.

Degree Name

MA in Sociology-Anthropology

Graduation Date


Submission Date

January 2016

First Advisor

Aly, Ramy

Committee Member 1

Khayat, Munira

Committee Member 2

Sabea, Hanan


117 p.

Document Type

Master's Thesis


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