Ākhir Sā‘ah

27. The reality of Copts’ second marriage

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Article title: 
27. The reality of Copts’ second marriage
Article pages: 
p. 31
Date of source: 
22-04-2009
Author: 
Not mentioned
Reviewer: 
Katia Saqqa
Article summary: 

The head of the Evangelical Church in Egypt explains the conditions under which permission

for a second marriage can be given.

28. There is no time for mobile phones and speaking to God is much better

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28. There is no time for mobile phones and speaking to God is much better
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pp. 20- 21
Date of source: 
15-04-2009
Author: 
Muhammad Nur
Reviewer: 
Katia Saqqa
Article summary: 

The following lines present reflections on Pope Shenouda’s recent decision that prohibits mobile

phones in monasteries.

35. Jibra’il pretends that Copts’ rights are restricted and calls on Copts to demonstrate and stage sit-ins

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35. Jibrā’īl pretends that Copts’ rights are restricted and calls on Copts to demonstrate and stage sit-ins
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pp. 36- 37
Date of source: 
08-04-2009
Author: 
Muhammad Nur
Article summary: 

The church has rejected Najīb Jibrā’īl’s call to stage sit-ins and organize demonstrations protesting about restricting Copts’ rights in Egypt. The author criticized the call and concerned people considered it sowing sedition.

33. ‘Azazil in the critics’ eyes

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33. ‘Azāzīl in the critics’ eyes
Date of source: 
08-04-2009
Author: 
Katia Saqqa
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A number of critics have commented on Yūsuf Zaydān’s controversial ‘Azāzīl and

highlighted the difference between artistic and historical arguments.

31. Monks should have miracles, not degrees

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Article title: 
31. Monks should have miracles, not degrees
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pp. 24-25
Date of source: 
01-04-2009
Author: 
Muhammad Nur
Reviewer: 
Radwa Yunus
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The

article deals with monasticism and answers whether or not a university degree is essential for joining monastic

order.

10. Al-Jama‘ah Islamiyah and the Copts

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10. Al-Jamā‘ah Islāmīyah and the Copts
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p. 47
Date of source: 
03-09-2008
Reviewer: 
El Torjoman International
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The author discusses al-Jamā‘ah Islāmīyah’s opinion on the “Coptic Issue.”

28. Human rights in the National Democratic Party… a new enforcement of citizenship rights

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28. Human rights in the National Democratic Party… a new enforcement of citizenship rights
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pp. 12, 13
Date of source: 
25-03-2009
Author: 
Mahmud Mitwalli
Reviewer: 
Radwa Yunus
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The article sheds light on the significance of the human rights committees that have been established recently in the National Democratic Party to spread the culture of human rights.

33. U.S human rights report on Egypt

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33. U.S human rights report on Egypt
Date of source: 
01-03-2009
Author: 
Katia Saqqa
Article summary: 

The 2008 U.S International Religious Freedom Report

released by the Bureau of Democracy, Human Rights, and Labor in the U.S stole the limelight in the Egyptian press. Observers

criticized the report for being weak and a sign of the United States’ interference in other nations’ affairs while it has

committed serious violations of human rights of its own.

27. Shame! We are in a church.

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Article title: 
27. Shame! We are in a church.
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p. 54
Date of source: 
04-03-2009
Author: 
Midhat Bishay
Reviewer: 
Hani Labib Ishaq
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The

author comments on the subject of a syndicate for Coptic priests as well as on a collection of short stories entitled

’cAyb ihnā fī Kanīsah’ [Shame! We are in a church] by Robert al-Fāris.

25. Clergymen … in the psychiatric clinic.

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25. Clergymen … in the psychiatric clinic.
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pp. 28-29
Date of source: 
04-03-2009
Author: 
Muhammad Nur
Reviewer: 
Hani Labib Ishaq
Article summary: 

The article presents different views around the issue of holding a psycho-

analytical test for people who want to become priests.

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