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The article reviews an imaginary interview between a Bahā’ī and a Muslim on the fundamentals of Bahā’īsm.
Dr. Muhammad al-Sa‘īd Mushtaharī criticizes Islamic satellite channels for depending on dubious Islamic heritage – Ḥadīths or Fatwás – in preaching. He believes that such materials are the main reasons for accusing Islam of being a religion of terrorism.
This article deals with the relationship between the Qur’ān and the Sunnah, as well as the role of the Sunnah in Islamic theology. It sheds light on some movements that aim at destroying religion by calling to eliminate the use of the Sunnah.
“You who love the prophet of Allāh, never neglect the Takbirat al-Ih...
A Dutch bishop calls to use the Arabic word “Allāh” instead of “God.” His call sparked protests in The Netherlands, where the bishop declared that this statement was a personal opinion that does not express the opinion of any of the churches in The Netherlands.
Statements by Dutch Bishop Tiny Muskens on a Dutch TV program on the use of the name Allah and God by Muslims and Christians. Sāmih Fawzī believes there is a need to enact a law that regulates the issue of conversion.
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...
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.
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