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There is no legislative standard in determining who is granted custody of the children in case of the parents’ divorce as a result of the father’s conversion. Similar cases are treated on a different basis with different results. An Egyptian lawyer said the situation was menacing sectarian sedition...
Jamāl al-Bannā reviews the contents of a Web site of a Sudanese Muslim scholar who belongs to the Qur’anis Group. The Sudanese scholar refuted the teaching of a book that belonged to a member of the ‘Sunnah Supporters’ group which affirmed that the Prophetic Sunnah is as important to Muslims as the...
An article, written by the Muftī of Egypt, Dr. ‘Alī Jum‘ah, was published on the Muslims Speak Out on-line forum and affirmed that unless they disturb public order, those who revert from Islam face no worldly punishment.
The conversion of a father sheds negative light on the life of the children and mother. The following lines present another case of a father’s conversion that badly affected the children and their mother.
Fādī Emile discusses the problem of the Christian-born twins, Mario and Andrew, whose father’s conversion to Islam forced them to be registered as Muslims. Emile interviews the twins to speak about their perplexing problem.
Eng. Kamāl Fawzī Dūs, a member of the Egyptian Businessmen Council in Emirates, highlights three different frameworks that governed the way non-Muslims should be treated in Muslim communities. He adds that these frameworks secured equality among citizens, giving them the right to build and restore...
A lecture delivered by Rabbi Reuven Firestone at ‘Ayn Shams University enraged the audience.
Egyptian literature has witnessed several religious debates. The article presents an example of these debates and sheds light on the first novel on the human values of the Crucifixion, written by a Muslim Egyptian entitled, ‘Qariyah Zālimah’ [Unjust Village].
The author reviews a book about Egyptians’ traditions and customs authored by Sāmyah ‘Abd al-Nūr entitled, “Egyptian Customs and Festivals.”
The establisher of the Cultural Charity Foundation and the Chief of the Center of Studying the Intentions of the Islamic Sharī‘ah, as well as the former Saudi Petroleum Minister Ah...
Days before the Shūrá Council elections, the electoral campaigns have witnessed heated battles between the candidates of the Muslim Brotherhood and the ruling National Democratic Party. Both struggling blocks have accused each other of violating the law and showing religious references on their...
An interview with Dr. Jalil Roshandel on the impact of Jihād on international security. He discusses differences in Sunnī and Shī‘ah thinking, nuclear weapons, and the impact of prejudices beliefs of terrorism on individuals.
Jamāl al-Banna forcefully attacked new scholars accusing them of reactionary and backwardness for their incorrect understanding of Qur’ānic texts, at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina’s dialogue forum.
The article responds to the allegations of the Libyan president, Mu‘ammar al-Qadhdhāfī, who has attacked Christianity, claiming that the Bible is corrupt and Jesus was not crucified but someone else replaced him.
In one of his books, Dr. ‘Umar ‘Abd al-Rahmān interprets the Sūrah of al-Tawbah [Chapter of Repentance] as a divine order that supports killing non-Muslims unless they convert to Islam. However, the author cites a more moderate interpretation, saying that it is meant to straighten the behavior of...
The article represents the opinions of Muslim scholars about the Tunisian researcher’s book ‘Tarīkhyyat al-Da‘wah al-Muhammadīyah’ [The History of the Muhammadan Call].
The writer provides evidences and examples to prove that the hijāb did not exist during the Prophetic period and that it was ordained to the prophet’s wives.
The article talks about the conflicts between Azhar scholars about the English interpretations of the Qur’ān by Iranian-American lecturer who suggests avoiding using certain words in Qur’ān used to justify the violation against the Muslim woman.
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