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20. A parliamentary committee agrees upon a bill at electing the shaykh of the Azhar

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20. A parliamentary committee agrees upon a bill at electing the shaykh of the Azhar
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p. 5
Date of source: 
26-04-2008
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Reviewer: 
Tamir Shukri
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The author reports on a draft law that seeks amendments on the Azhar law, stipulating that the Azhar presidency is to reach via public voting.

19. The Shaykh of the Azhar between elections and hiring

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19. The Shaykh of the Azhar between elections and hiring
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p. 5
Date of source: 
25-04-2008
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Tamir Shukri
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The article reports on debates of the religious scholars over a suggestion of putting the position of the shaykh of the Azhar for public election instead of the current presidential appointment.

13. “Should we satisfy God or satisfy the government?” Azhar scholars say in an official meeting

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13. “Should we satisfy God or satisfy the government?” Azhar scholars say in an official meeting
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p. 9
Date of source: 
31-03-2008
Author: 
Muhammad al-Baz
Reviewer: 
Tamir Shukri
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Muhammad al-Bāz reviews the minutes of an official meeting with leading Azhar scholars in which they decided to continue printing a book that is part of the Islamic heritage, despite knowing it to contain fabricated hadīths ascribed to the the Prophet Muhammad.

22. Dr. Hasan Hanafi disagrees with al-Ghazali and issues a book entitled ’The Revival of the Religious Sciences’

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22. Dr. Hasan Hanafī disagrees with al-Ghazālī and issues a book entitled ’The Revival of the Religious Sciences’
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p. 21
Date of source: 
01-04-2008
Author: 
Ahmad ‘Umar
Reviewer: 
Nirmin al-‘Awadi
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Thinker Dr. Hasan Hanafī announced his intention to write an encyclopedic book entitled, ’The Revival of the Religious Sciences’ which will be similar to Imām al-Ghazālī’s book but will try to link religion with life.

29. ’What does the word ’home’ mean?’ on al-Barnamij al-‘Am radio station

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29. ’What does the word ’home’ mean?’ on al-Barnāmij al-‘Ām radio station
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p. 14
Date of source: 
04-04-2008
Author: 
Hibah Salim
Reviewer: 
Tamir Shukri
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The author describes the friendship between the imām of al-Nūr mosque and the bishop of Hilwān.

22. Muslim scholars: fatwás on rarely occurred cases should not be raised or taken as a deductive reasoning

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22. Muslim scholars: fatwás on rarely occurred cases should not be raised or taken as a deductive reasoning
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p. 5
Date of source: 
11-04-2008
Author: 
Nahid al-Nabarawi
Reviewer: 
Tamir Shukri
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The under-secretary of the People’s Assembly Dr. Zaynab Radwān has called for the fatwás of Imām Mālik to be avoided as they pervert society.

40. Zaqzuq: the time of da‘iyahs being hired by the Ministry of Manpower has gone

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40. Zaqzūq: the time of dā‘iyahs being hired by the Ministry of Manpower has gone
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p. 1
Date of source: 
14-04-2008
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Tamir Shukri
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The Minister of Religious Endowments Dr. Hamdī Zaqzūq has advised dā‘iyahs to increase the public awareness of conspiracies that target the safety and stability of Egyptian society.

65. Hani Labib and Samih ‘Ashur; respecting court rulings

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65. Hānī Labīb and Sāmih ‘Āshūr; respecting court rulings
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p. 8
Date of source: 
17-04-2008
Author: 
Tharwat al-Kharabawi
Reviewer: 
Katia Saqqa
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Tharwat al-Kharabāwī denounces the church’s and Lawyers’ Deputy Sāmih ‘Āshūr’s refusal to execute court rulings. He responds to Hānī Labīb’s articles, accusing him of confusing the civil state and theocracy. In his opinion all court rulings should be respected and executed even when people reject them. Opponents to a court ruling, al-Kharbāwī argues, can complain and appeal in legal ways.

46. “It is a provocative act against Muslims,” Muslim scholars say, commenting on the baptism of an Egyptian-born Italian Muslim

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