Since the downfall of the Muslim Brotherhood in Egypt, Salafism has been struggling to maintain its image as a sacred ideology.
The religious pluralism that now prevails in the United States took hundreds of years to emerge, and it is still tested by bigotry and discrimination.
The fact that Morsi won could be a sign that something was changing in the political culture of Egyptians. Perhaps they are becoming more open to experimenting and risk taking.
Despite the sentiment among citizens that they are equal regardless of religion, oppression of minority religions is enshrined in Egyptian law.
Interfaith in an interconnected age
What do we, the living, owe the dead?