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The Misdemeanors Court of Sayeda Zeinab brought down the curtains on the case of Shaykh Manal, who claims to be a prophetess, and her 15 followers. The court sentenced Manal to five years imprisonment with hard labor, which is considered to be an extreme penalty for cases of scorning religions...
The author believes that there is no convincing reason for stopping the TV program "Ro´a” [Revelations] which hosts Muslim scholars and psychiatrists to interpret dreams. The program is said to have prompted the imminent coming of the Awaited Mahdi.
Interview with Sheikh Mahmoud El-Hanafi, who is said to have interpreted a woman´s dream on the TV program "Ro´a" as to mean the imminence coming of the awaited Mahdi
A TV program “Ro’a” [visions] hosts men of religion who interpret dreams for the members of the audience over the phone. It was said that one of the dreams was interpreted as an indication of the imminence of the awaited Mahdi and the Day of Judgment.
According to the beliefs of the Sufi group Charity and Justice, Prophet Muhammad sometimes attends their meetings either to give dates to the female members or give them good omens that the time of triumph is imminent and tell them that they have to be prepared, for the political future of Morocco...
The General Administration of Cairo Investigation Office arrested a tailor who claimed to be the Mahdi [awaited-for prophet in Islam]. He claimed that he knew the time of Doomsday, and the secrets of the Holy Qur’an, and he said he was able to explain its verses. He was accused of exploiting...
In this article, the author asks many questions and listed many opinions regarding the case of sheikha Manal, who claimed to be a Sufi leader and a prophetess. He raised also asked who could protect female intellectuals from religious mania.
In this article, Gamal Badawi comments on the case of Sheikha Manal and the sentence of the court. He explains who dangerous her ideas, which conflict with the teachings of Islam, are. In addition, he gives his opinion regarding the reasons behind the appearance of mistaken claimants, such as...
A man wrote a letter to the Grand Sheikh of Al-Azhar, Dr. Mohammed Sayed Tantawi, claiming that he is the Mahdi who, in Islam, comes at the end of times. The article further explains the concept of this self-acclaimed Mahdi on the end of times and the response of well-known Muslim scholars.
The leader of a mystical Muslim sect who reportedly claims she can resurrect the Prophet Muhammad was jailed after a hearing in Egypt’s state security court, officials said on November 13.
The lying prophet, Rashad Khalifa, continues in stating his lies. He said that the Muslim prophets are only three. They are Ibrahim, Mohammed and Rashad Khalifa, the last prophet sent by God. He also said that all the prophets who preceded him had not received from God a tenth of what he has...
From time to time, the papers publish stories about a person claiming to be a prophet. It seems claiming prophethood is a phenomenon that needs explanation. The opinions of sociologists, psychologists and an Azharite sheikh are given.
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