The article reviews an imaginary interview between a Bahā’ī and a Muslim on the fundamentals of Bahā’īsm.
The author, Dr. Rif‘at al-Sa‘īd, refused to identify the supporters of political-Islam neither as fundamentalists nor Islamists. He preferred to call them “the Islamized” instead.
The author refutes Maḥmūd Shākir’s attacks on Judaism and Christianity by citing Qur’ānic verses and moderate interpretations of the Qur’ān that admire both Christians and Jews.
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 final version of the Jihād introspection book was approved by the Azhar. The introspections will be annexed to the other two books of the ideologue of the Islamic groups, Imām ‘Abd al-‘Azīz, who apologized for all killings committed based on his previous books and stressed the importance of...
The article provides a listing of articles on two controversial Fatwás issued by the Muftī of Egypt and a professor at the Azhar University. The first fatwá says that the prophet’s urine used to be given to his companions for blessings. The second one urges working women to breastfeed their male co...
Many people rushed to describe the Azhar bazaar blast that left two people killed and eight others wounded as an individual attack motivated by anger over the current Iraqi and Palestinian crises. However, soon after the Saturday two attacks in downtown Cairo’s ‘Abd al-Muncim Riyād and al-Sayyida ‘...
British Home Secretary Charles Clarke has not ruled out another wave of bombings. Prime Minister Tony Blair has said the persons involved in the recent 7/7 bombings in London have offended Islam by acting under the name of Islam.
Before I temporarily quit discussing die question of the exclusion of Copts from leading posts, I would like to quote a profound letter written by Mr. Nabil Adly—a colleague at Watani. He writes: ‘The exclusion of Copts from leading posts is an issue which concerns all of us. However, other...
Religious education in Egypt is no longer exclusive to Azharian schools and institutes but there are schools that call themselves ‘Islamic’ that advertise their intentions to offer education in an Islamic manner.
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