Following the presidential decree that appointed Dr. Ali Goma?a as the new mufti of Egypt, succeeding Dr. Ahmed Al-Tayyeb who takes over as rector of the Azhar University, succeeding Dr. Ahmed Omar Hashim, many papers interviewed the two men and gave short backgrounds about each of them. In these...
The war on Iraq has ended. However, the role religion plays in it is still questioned. Some authors believe it cannot be viewed outside a religious framework and others warn against the danger of associating it with religion.
The fatwa of Sheikh Nabawi El-Eish about the Iraqi Transitional Ruling Council did not only cause embarrassment for the Azhar but it also showed how divided the Azhar is. The Sheikh of the Azhar rejected the fatwa and said that Egyptian religious scholars are not allowed to give fatwas concerning a...
The author deals with
the address delivered by President Husnī Mubārak on the
occasion of Laylat al-Qadr, in which
he urged scholars to pursue a contemporary religious discourse
that will help spread the principles of tolerance.
Dr. Muhammad ‘Imārah talks about the characteristics that distinguish the Islamic model of Arabic culture from the Western one.
This article strongly criticizes the claims of al-
professor of philosophy at Muhammad V University in Morocco, about the
providing counter arguments to these claims.
al-Jawwād Harbī interviews Jamāl As‘ad, an eminent Christian figure
who is known
for his opposing stands against church involvement in politics.
‘Ādil Hammūda warns against trusting repentant Islamic terrorist
groups. These groups
are a “danger lurking in the dark,” awaiting the opportunity to attack Egypt’s security and
The article highlights the special features of the Islamic caliphate, showing its main characteristics and how it is distinguished from other forms of rule.
The author writes about a conference
he attended in
Indonesia that has considered ways for Arab Muslim countries to benefit from the experiments of non
Muslim countries and which discussed whether Islamic discourse could be reformed without taking the Arab
environment into account.