Dr. Ikrām Lam‘ī argues that the religious trend, which has been increasing throughout the past 30 years, is heading toward disappearance.
Cairo churches offer financial and in-kind aid to the refugees of Darfur. The following lines shed light on the refugees’ lives in Egypt.
The re-allocation by the local governorate of a parcel of land purchased by the St. Marina Church has caused much controversy. This article discusses the details of the reallocation, as well as efforts by Coptic protesters to stop government construction of a road on this piece of land.
The following article presents a critique of media outlets and how they help to fuel the flames of sectarian sedition, spreading rumors before first validating their facts.
Jamāl al-Bannā reviews the contents of a Web site of a Sudanese Muslim scholar who belongs to the Qur’anis Group. The Sudanese scholar refuted the teaching of a book that belonged to a member of the ‘Sunnah Supporters’ group which affirmed that the Prophetic Sunnah is as important to Muslims as the...
Dr. Rafīq Ḥabīb doubts the real motives behind the American annual aid to Egypt, claiming that the American administration manipulates the Egyptian government through such financial and developmental aid to serve American interests in the region.
Muftī of Egypt Shaykh ‘Alī Jum‘ah talked about a number of issues, in an interview with al-Sharq al-Awsat, including fixed interest, setting up a body to monitor Fatwás, and the importance of coexistence between Muslims in the East and West.
‘Ādil Jundī writes his article from the perspective of a Muslim Egyptian, saying that he would work hard to purify his religious heritage by subjecting it to reason and research.
prominent Egyptian intellectual Tareq Heggy wrote about a number of topics related to the developments in the Egyptian and
Arab arenas, showing his impressions and opinions on these critical issues.
This article talks about an Egyptian nun who has been serving the poor and sick in the Malakal province of Sudan for the past four years. Sister Lisa al-Hakīm stresses that people should give to the poor in times of need, and be thankful for what God has bestowed upon them.
The article is based on a file that was issued by Rose al-Yūsuf magazine on the role held by religious men in both Christianity and Islam in society, and their disputes with each other.
The author urges Egypt to accelerate efforts in order to escape the chaos of extremism which is happening in other Arab countries, and describes the main features of the extremist mentality.
The Qur’ān desecration incidents still echo in the U.S. and spark outrage across the Islamic world. The scandal that the American Newsweek Magazine unveiled has made the American hostility towards Islam no secret to anyone.
The latest terrorist attacks in Algeria and Morocco were a considerable warning of the increasing power of the Islamic groups in general and that of al-Qā‘idah in particular. The attacks sparked world wide protests and many people attributed them to the U.S. strategy in the Middle East.
The Azhar officials have admitted the existence of copies of the Azhar Mushaf in Sudan that contain
The author considers the rights of minorities and if the rights afforded to them hold up to the standards of Sharī‘ah and the Qur’ān.
This article is a description of the international growth of the Coptic Orthodox Church over the course of history.
Coptic thinkers in Egypt have rejected a conference called for by expatriate Copt Dr. ‘Adlī Abādīr entitled, ‘The Rights of Minorities in the Middle East.’ The organizers have launched an aggressive attack on political authorities in Egypt, accusing them of causing a setback in social and economic...
The article presents the transcript of a lecture for the Arab Thought Forum. It considers media distortions and mis-representation in the media that only serve to further antagonize Muslim-Christian relations and the perception of Islam and the Arab world in the West. Drs. Cornelis Hulsman...
The author asserts that secularism is the right way to peaceful cooperative society.