One of five pillars of Islam. Pilgrimage- Mecca.
The constituent assembly writing a new constitution for Egypt is facing collapse from within as less 48 hour after civil parties and movements suspended their activities the representatives of the three churches announced on Friday (November 16) withdrawal in protest over certain articles in the draft constitution. [‘Imād Khalīl and Muhammad Gharīb, al-Misrī al-Yawm, Nov. 17, p. 4] Read original text in Arabic
A Facebook [Reviewer: http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Facebook] group describes how preacher ‘Amr Khālid is only after money and attacks him for selling his sermons.
The People’s Assembly approved the draft law banning demonstrations in Egyptian houses of worship. The Muslim Brotherhood boycotted the vote and withdrew from the session, and the Minister of Endowments asserted that houses of worship are inviolable.
A new security drive had targeted key figures of the banned Muslim Brotherhood group within days after announcing the platform of their alleged political party.
This article deals with the relationship between the Qur’ān and the Sunnah, as well as the role of the Sunnah in Islamic theology. It sheds light on some movements that aim at destroying religion by calling to eliminate the use of the Sunnah.
John H. Watson highlights an exhibition at the British Library that showcases ancient holy books from Jewish, Christian, and Islamic sources.
The article is based on an interview with the Islamic thinker Dr. Ahmad Subḥī Manṣūr, the godfather of Qur’ānis in Egypt.
Religious channels are
planting the seeds of intolerance and extremism in the minds of young people through using unqualified clerics on their
programs instead of official Azhar scholars.
Mahmūd Samāhah writes about
the recent attacks on ‘Amr Khālid and his style of preaching.
In the following interview, Muslim thinker Nasr Hāmid Abū Zayd discusses the present Islamic discourse, he refers to the history of the Islamic reformation in the 20th century and points out the current defects. Abū Zayd also tackles the problems of Egyptian society and the Azhar’s relationship with the government.