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Dr. Murād Wahbah writes in al-Misrī al-Yawm: “It has been said that all such events are a fitnah tā'ifīayh. I am not a proponent of resorting to that term to explain these events … and I said that in Egypt we have Muslim fundamentalist and Christian fundamentalists who are very antagonistic, and...
On October 6, 1981, an army soldier jumped from a truck in a military parade and shot President Anwar al-Sadāt. The assassin’s name was Ḥusayn ʿAbbās Muḥammad, who, for seven consecutive years, won the Army Shooting Championship, and shot the first bullet that killed President Sadāt. “The Pharaoh...
The seclusion of Copts ended with the election of Coptic Orthodox Pope Tawadros II.  Thereafter the question is: Why and how?
Dr. Wahbah talks about Egyptian Minister of Finance Yūsuf Butrus Ghālī’s article in the Washington Post last week. He questions whether the only alternative to the ruling National Democratic Party is a group of extremists who shall steer the nation away from religious tolerance and social progress...
This article looks at the Egyptian Constitution and its authority over citizens.
Dr. Murād Wahbah defines religion, secularism and disdaining religions. He finds in relativity a useful way to fight fundamentalism.
Dr. Murād Wahbah writes about his personal experience in the dispute between late Pope Kyrillos VI and late Father Mattá al-Miskīn.
Dr. Murād Wahbah’s article answers two questions: first, what is secularism? Second, why did he become a secularist?
In 1981, late Pope John Paul II appointed Joseph Ratzinger (the current Pope) to be the chairman of a committee entrusted with inspecting those who quit the Catholic creed. This means that the head of this committee is "necessarily dogmatic,” or in other words the possessor of the absolute truth.
During the celebration of his appointment to a full professorship at the University of Leiden, the president of the university delivered a speech in which he described (Dr.) Nasr Hamed Abu Zeid as the silent intellect. However, “there is a historical moment when the intellect breaks his silence and...
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