The following article presents a text from Christianity Today, discussing an interview between His Royal Highness Prince Hassan Ibn Talal and Drs. Cornelis Hulsman. He discusses his drive to preserve the Arab Christian world.
Interview: Cornelis HulsmanThe following article presents an interview between His Royal Highness Prince Hasan Ibn Talal of Jordan, and Drs. Cornelis Hulsman. Issues discussed include Christian emigration from the Arab world, reform, and political issues in the Middle East.
Fahmī Hūwaydī writes about the importance of understanding the differences between the Shī‘ah and the Sunnī doctrines before criticizing either of them.
The shaykh of the Azhar has asked to receive an official invitation through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs to participate in an inter-faith dialogue summit in Washington.
This article reports on recent clashes between Syrian and Iranian backed Hizb Allāh and government troops in Lebanon.
The spread of religious satellite channels does not indicate a moral renaissance or a sign of a healthy religious climate. These channels soon turn into religious "ghettos" that instigate sedition.
A Syrian director is intending to realize a movie about Jesus Christ as depicted in the Qur’ān. Muslim and Christian religious institutions in Egypt refused the movie. The Azhar usually rejects depicting prophets in the cinema and Pope Shenouda called on Syrian President Bashshār al-Assad to...
Participants in the 13th International Conference of Islamic Philosophy fiercely attack Professor Hassan Hanafī for criticizing the Sunni school of jurisprudence, al-Ash‘arī, and saying that miracles occur according to a law that we do not know.
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.
Rashīd al-Khayyūn reviews the speeches given during the regional meeting symposium that was called for by the Arab Group for Muslim-Christian Dialogue.
Al-Sayyid discussed the decline of Christianity in Arab countries and the Middle East. Emigration, foreign invasions, and internal conflicts are highlighted in the text as the main reason for the decline in Christianity in those countries.
The Archbishop of Canterbury’s recent comments about the application of Sharī‘ah in Britain have created a massive wave of responses. Here one author who is a Muslim women discusses how Sharī‘ah still governs women and children in family law.
The author, Dr. ‘Ādil al-Jūjarī, describes the deteriorating conditions for the Christians in Iraq after terrorist attacks followed them from Baghdad and Mosul to Basra where churches were attacked, priests slaughtered and Christian women harassed and kidnapped.
The author reviews a new book entitled, ’ The Churches of Egypt. From the Journey of the Holy Family to the Present Day’ which includes Christian sites from all over Egypt.
The article discusses a new Iranian film that will depict the life of Christ from an Islamic perspective. The film is entitled ’God’s spirit,’ and is considered to be an Islamic response to Mel Gibson’s ’Passion of the Christ.’
The author, Dr. Rafīq Habīb, discusses the relationship between citizenship and sedition, believing that citizenship forms the primary defensive line to confronting sedition.
The following lines summarize an interview with Shaykh ‘Umar al-Dīb in which he discusses various current issues. He also announced a possible meeting between the Azhar and the Vatican.
The article is a lengthy interview with Bishop Bīshūy in which he expresses his opinions on different issues.
Ibrāhīm Qā‘ūd criticizes the response of the Vatican to an open letter sent by 138 Muslim dignitaries from representing the Islamic trends all over the world that called for cooperation and peace between Islam and Christianity, believing that the attitude of the Vatican towards dialogue has changed...
The article discusses the invitation to dialogue, initiated by Muslim scholars, to bridge the gap between Muslims and Christians. Muslim scholars are disappointed with Pope Benedict XVI’s negative response to the initiative. The article refers to Cardinal Jean-Louis Tauran’s statement in which he...