Student Scholarship Recognition Day (SSRD) was created by the late CLA Dean Larry Cress. The main goal was to provide an avenue for Willamette students to share their exemplary work with their peers, educators, friends, and family. Another goal was to include the papers and projects presented during in a digital archive of student work completed at Willamette. Visit the SSRD web site.
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In contemporary Egypt, moderate Islamists, embodied by many members of the Muslim Brotherhood, have captured popular religious authority by supplanting the social role of the less adaptive traditional religious elite in an economically struggling, post-colonial Egypt. The urban poor of Egypt, a sizable part of the country’s population (chiefly consisting of its Muslim ummah) still relate to the traditional ‘ulamā (clerics) to fulfill their need to maintain cultural continuity in traditional mosque-based piety, while placing greater value in the potentially more helpful political activities and social services of moderate Islamists as their means of authenticating religious practice – doing religion in meaningful ways - and economic relief.