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The article presents a brief overview of the most important events that have happened in Egyptian churches during 2006.
The author responds to the debates over ‘The Da Vinci Code’ and Judas’ Gospel, showing some steps to follow in such matters.
The article is about Kathleen McGown’s ‘The Expected One,’ a new book in which its writer claims she belongs to Christ’s "offspring."
‘Ādil Jirjis analyses what Bishop Bīshūy said about the ‘Da Vinci Code’ book and film.
The author reviews the films the ‘Da Vinci Code’ and ‘United 93.’
The author notes that the recent conference on orthodox doctrine has sparked a “conference war” between the mother Orthodox Church, laymen and Max Michel.
The recent intensive conference seminars, which were supposed to be on doctrine, attacked several Coptic figures and church symbols, including as Father Mattá al-Maskīn, father Ibrāhīm ‘Abd al- Sayyid and Max Michel.
Riyād Sayf al-Dīn interviews the Catholic Patriarch in Egypt on issues to do with the church’s religious and political role, its stance on the ‘Da Vinci Code’ film and the war in Lebanon and on dialogue between Christian denominations and with other religions.
The author speaks about fundamentalism, noting it has negative impacts not just on the political arena but also on the arts and on creative works.
Al-Ahrām al-‘Arabī interviews the owner of al-Dār al -‘Arabīyah Li-al-‘Ulūm [Reviewer: The Arab publishing house for sciences], who is also the Lebanese publisher of Dan Brown’s best selling book, ’The Da Vinci Code.’
The author questions why, during a recent television interview, the opinions of two prominent writers about the ‘Da Vinci Code’ were describes as a rebellion guided by the devil even though they stressed that they were against the content of the film.
The author criticizes the ‘Da Vinci Code’ movie as defaming Christ, asserting that freedom of expression does not mean scorning religions.
The third seminar organized by the International Centre for Future and Strategic Studies and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation discussed the issue of cultural dialogue with the west. Participants at the seminar emphasized that efforts are being made to improve understanding and partnership between...
Dr. Ikrām Lam‘ī states the reasons why he thinks Egypt is heading towards a religion-based country.
The recent decision of the People’s Assembly to ban ‘The Da Vinci Code’ has provoked considerable controversy amongst Egyptian intellectuals, dividing opinions between those who defended the movie on grounds of freedom of expression and those who condemned it as blasphemous and misleading.
The author talks about a discussion he participated in about ‘The Da Vinci Code’ and freedom of expression in Egypt.
The Evangelical Church in Misr al-Jadīda has planned to screen the movie, ‘The Da Vinci Code,’ and to follow the screening with a panel discussing the contents of the book, upon which the movie was based.
The author examines the Egyptian parliament’s seemingly new interest in sectarianism, and argues that they should not focus on a mere movie, the Da Vinci Code, but should address conspiracies that threaten Islamic-Christian co-existence.
The Egyptian parliament yesterday debated the movie, ‘The Da Vinci Code’ at the request of several Coptic members, who demanded a ban on both the movie and the book for being blasphemous to Jesus Christ. The Egyptian minister of culture, Dr. Fārouq Husnī, vowed to ban the movie and to pull the...
Archpriest Marqus ‘Azīz Khalīl refutes allegations by Dan Brown, the author of the novel ‘The Da Vinci Code’, that Jesus Christ married Mary Magdalene and had children with her, asserting that Christianity stands on the important pillar of the Divine Being of Christ and thus it is never...
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