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I was sitting shyly in front of our great, departed writer Tawfīq al-Hakīm, including our greatest writers elites: Dr. Hūssain Fawzī, Dr. Zaki Naguīb Mahūd, Naguīb Mahfūz, Salāh Tāher, Yūsuf Idrīs, Tharwat Abāza, and Dr Louis `Awad.
One third of the books in the library of the monastery of Dominicans is about the Arabic and Islamic world. The supervisor of the library, pointed out that the interest in Islamic affairs dates back to the 1940s. The children of the Dominican church believe that everything has some truth in it...
This is the story of the most famous sixteen books which were confiscated throughout this century because of the taboos in our society (on religion, sex, and politics) which stand, like a sword on the neck, in front of everyone who has a certain opinion while the freedom allowed in the Arab world,...
This is the full text of the summary published in Watani, April 26, 1998
Watani, a paper owned by Copts which has always advocated Coptic issues, denounces the proposed American Freedom of Religious Persecution Act. " The use of the terms ’persecution’ and ’racial discrimination’ are very far from the reality of Copts" the paper writes which doesn’t mean there are...
The author presents three books that he praises as subjective and well informed on the Coptic role in political and social life in Egypt.
The article is a review of Rose Al-Youssef’s file "The Complete Conspiracy: The Extremist Plan to Destroy Egypt’s Civilization." The file exposes the dangerous dimensions of extremism’s conspiracy against Egypt. The aim of the conspiracy is to destroy every aspect of Egyptian society.
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 author is very upset about a Christian author writing in a very negative way about Islam. He advises Christians to refrain from writing about Islam.
The article is a commentary on the book Muhraqāt al-Yahoud [The Jewish Holocaust] authored by Dr. Louīsت؟Awad, professor of English literature. Dr. ت؟Awad’s book is based on the idea that one can acknowledge the Holocaust without seeing it as a pretext for the brutal...
Victor Nehemias, who spent half his life in Egypt and is now in his seventies, recently published a book called “The man who was born twice: The story of an Egyptian Jew who emigrated to Israel.” Nehemias writes that he is a victim of the Arab-Israeli conflict that transformed him from being an...
A lawsuit started by a lawyer against Dr. Nawal Sa’adawi to separate her from her husband raised a number of questions about the intentions and secret agendas of some lawyers and the interest groups supporting them. There is an organized group whose main concern may be to start such lawsuits...
The author tried to imagine what the late Christian writer Louis Awad would have said about Al-Nabaa crisis if he had been alive. He believes that all the great enlightened writings of Awad shared the Coptic and Muslim voices in its condemnation of Al-Nabaa conspiracy against national unity.
The author explained that the meaning of the word Copt means Egyptian and not Christian. That is only an invention of Christians which was accepted by some Muslim Egyptian intellectuals. He conclude his article by asking the Ministers of Education and Higher Education to review the place of Coptic...
Hundreds of people gathered at the conference of the Labor Party to protest and condemn the controversial novel "Banquet for the Seaweed". They urged the state to destitute the Minister of Culture. Adel Hussein, the secretary-general of the Labor Party, claimed that there is a Zionist plan and...
We discussed with Bishop Bissenti the possibility of the presence of foreign fingers in the matter, about the American law of religious persecution - whether it had tempted the Copts to start problems from inside Egypt, and about the suggestion of a delegation from [the US] Congress visiting Egypt...
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