focuses on young Egyptian Muslim televangelist
‘Amr Khālid, the position he enjoys among young
Egyptians, particularly women, and his new
ways of leading a decent life and career while avoiding getting
entangled in sin, a style which appeals to
his large Muslim audience.
The Egyptian government is appealing a court
ruling in favor of
recognizing the Bahā’ī faith. Islamic clerics deem confessors of this religion
Suspicious over Bahā’īs being agents of Zionist interests in Egypt are raised.
The majority of Muslims believe in the second coming of Jesus
Christ at the end of
time. A number of Muslim scholars refute this belief, arguing that there is no definitive
evidence in the
Qur’ān for the second advent of Christ.
Preaching on public transport has become a phenomenon in the past few years. “It is very
common in microbuses to
find people giving cassette tapes with religious content to the driver to play
throughout the journey.”
Walīd Ahmad, a university student, says.
The author of the article comments on the fatwa deeming sculpture works harām.
Islam prescribes death penalty
for murder to alleviate the anguish of the relatives of the murdered person, the grand imām of
Azhar, Shaykh Muhammad Sayyid Tantāwī says, explaining the reasons behind the
penalties imposed by Islam.
A few days
ago, the Doha Fourth Interfaith Conference opened amidst increasing calls
to stress the role of religions in saving
humankind from evil.
The sectarian incident in Alexandria has created uproar among
the Copts. Egyptian
intellectuals and clergy men have reacted to it. The reactions of expatriate Copts were
author discusses Muslim-
Christian unity in Egypt from Byzantine times until the current era, arguing that
patriotism has been
replaced by religious affiliations.
interviews leader of the Qur’ānīyīn group,
Dr. Ahamd Subhī Mansour, over his
controversial views on the Sunna.