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 A few notable selections from Arab West Report this week have to do with the nature of sectarian tension in Egypt. While most would agree that Muslims and Christians live and have lived in peace and cooperation, these are also painfully aware of recent incidents of violence which threaten the...
CIDT’s Jayson Casper writes about his experiences in Coptic Orthodoxy, offering his reflections on what he has learned as he hears of the miracles of Coptic saints.
On January 4, 2010 Cornelis Hulsman and Jayson Casper visited the JaffaCenter to discuss the topic of reconciliation sessions with its director and editor, Dr. Rifcat Ahmad. Dr. Ahmad received us warmly and provided us valuable perspective on the issue. The following is a summary of our discussion...
Samir Zaki is an employee of the Egyptian National Bank, but his passion associates him with the Bishopric of Youth under the leadership of Bishop Musa, in which he encourages Coptic Christians to fully participate in society. On January 2, 2010 he was invited to present a lecture at St. Mark...
The latest Arab West Foundation newsletter, featuring topics such as the completion of the ZIVIK Peacemaking Project, the transfer of the online platform to Drupal, the formation of a management team and the completion of a narrative report for 2009.
the following is a speech given by Jayson Casper marking Jielis van Baalen leaving the office on April 1, 2010.
Jayson Casper considers two contrasting and controversial views on Islam; those of Imām Faysal ‘Abd al-Ra’ūf and Shaykh Ahmad al-Sāyih. While Imām Faysa's controversy lies in his questioning of the cultural sources of Islam,  Shaykh Ahmad is more concerned with questioning the religious sources of...
Jayson Casper attends a talk given in Zamalek, Cairo by Imām Faisal ‘Abd al-Ra’ūf, an American Islamic scholar who calls for adherents to Islam to adapt to the culture of their home nation.
Jayson Casper recently interviewed Father Basilius from the Coptic Orthodox Church on the role of monasticism in the church. He asked him specifically about issues related to the Monastery of Abū Fānā which was at the heart of a dispute last year with local Arab communities.
With the passing of Sheikh Tantawi as Grand Sheikh of al-Azhar we at Arab West Report have had opportunity to remember him through several interactions which took place between him and our editor-in-chief, Cornelis Hulsman, who often conducted interviews with him on behalf of various delegations....

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