Displaying 81 - 100 of 505.
We often hear about the radical statements and fatwás of Muslims and about uncompromising Christian or secular activists who can appeal to populist sentiments and mistrust of the ‘other’.
An initiative for peace was lunched between Dr. 'Ilwī Amīn, Professor at the Azhar University and Archpriest Būlus 'Uwaydah and Bishop Bisantī. One meeting was at the 'Amr Ibn al-'As mosque and the other was at the Hanging Church.  This initiative was to reinforce religious tolerance between...
One of the members of the Austrian University delegation that visited Egypt between May 23 and June 3 was Daniel Podertschnig who, following his return to Austria reported for the Catholic News Service of Austria. Cornelis Hulsman made a summary translation of his text into English for Arab-West...
‘We came here today to satisfy our soul for its need of beauty.’ With these words Azhar Sheikh Muhammad Jamī’ addressed the crowd at the Caravan Festival of Arts, hosted by St. John the Baptist Church in Maadi, Egypt.
Coptic Orthodox Pope Shenouda III is often praised, in particular by his own followers, for his ecumenical stances. The reality is, however, somewhat different, as the decisions of the Coptic Orthodox Holy Synod show. All synod meetings were presided over by Pope Shenouda, a strong and charismatic...
Polemics are poison to interfaith relations. Unfortunately the salve of dialogue and cooperation often fails to make as wide an impression, leaving wary religious communities under the assumption of mutual opposition. Polemics reduces ambiguity and nuance, allowing the non-specialist citizen to...
  Dr. Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury, welcomed Dr. Alī Jum‘ah (Dr.), Muftī of the republic of Egypt, to Lambeth Palace in the U.K., as they discussed various pertinent issues such as the situation in Egypt since the January 25 Revolution. The Archbishop expressed his appreciation of...
  Former enemies in a bitter sectarian conflict, Imam Muhammad Ashafa and Pastor James Wuye now work together for peace between their respective Muslim and Christian communities in Nigeria. They recently held a pair of peacebuilding workshops in Cairo hosted by CAWU....   There is a full-text...
[Text spoken at the Missio-organized Parlamentarischer Abend in Berlin, March 15, 2011. The meeting was well attended. Seven members of parliament from different political parties participated, along with assistants of other members in parliament and diplomats of the Foreign Ministry. Dr. Otmar...
The article focuses on a new bill to allow adoption among Christians in Egypt and the disputes among the three churches on the unified personal status law.
The grand imām of the Azhar and the archbishop of Canterbury call for collaboration between believers of heavenly regions to establish peace and justice in the world.
According to Bishop Qultah of the Coptic Catholic Church there are three levels of dialogue between Christians and Muslims in the Arab world. However this dialogue needs to be expanded in order for it to be more effective and should be combined with a better education system.
A delegation of Arab-West Report interns visit the Al-Shafia Center of the Korean Evangelical Church to attend a seminar on the history of the Coptic Church and a lecture on Muslim-Christian relations and report on their perceptions.
Understanding the other is about finding similarities and differences, not about compromising our own views, states Father Samīr Khalīl. He also believes that the ENAWU project could be expanded in both its scope and influence and comments on the role of the media in promoting dialogue and unbiased...
In his speech for the launch of the ENAWU network, Prince Hassan bin Talal discusses the need to develop global commons and to promote citizenship for all. He further explains the need to advance one ethical standard for all and the importance of dialogue between different cultures.
Gerrit Roos investigates the complex relations between Christians and Muslims in Egypt. He interviewed a number of Christian figures and analyzes the reasons why people emigrate from the country.
Drs. Hulsman addresses Dr. Salīm al-ʿAwā and comments on a number of issues related to dialogue between Muslims and Christians.
The following article presents the full text of the interview with His Royal Highness Prince Hassan of Jordan.
The following article presents a text from Christianity Today, discussing an interview between His Royal Highness Prince Hassan Ibn Talal and Drs. Cornelis Hulsman. He discusses his drive to preserve the Arab Christian world.
Although it is common to attribute the phenomenon of religious extremism and terrorism to Muslims, the many incidents that have recently taken the world by surprise have not been related to Muslims. These incidents include the atrocities committed by Serbian Orthodox fundamentalists in the Balkans...

Pages

Subscribe to