The article 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 apostates. 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 the Azhar, Shaykh Muhammad Sayyid Tantāwī says, explaining the reasons behind the harsh 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 also observed.
The author discusses Muslim- Christian unity in Egypt from Byzantine times until the current era, arguing that patriotism has been replaced by religious affiliations.
Sawt al-Umma interviews leader of the Qur’ānīyīn group, Dr. Ahamd Subhī Mansour, over his controversial views on the Sunna.
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