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Robeir al-Faris discusses the decision announced by Shaykh Ṭanṭāwī regarding permitting Copts to study at the Azhar. He further mentions the recent furor caused by a documentary that depicts Christ from a Muslim perspective.
Subtitle:Saad Zaghloul distributed bibles to excellent students and made, for the first time, the study of Christianity a scholastic subjectNot mentioning the religion on the identity card is an important request. Syria did it, but Egypt continues to refuseThere is a belief that Copts are rich...
In this interview the Vice President of the Azhar University, ‘Abd al-Dāyim Nusayr, discusses problems impeding the Azhar from assuming its role as a "ka‘ba of science" and called for amendments of laws to improve Azhar professors’ salaries. He also confirms that the university accepts...
In a scenario that has already been repeated several times, 31-year-old Coptic lawyer Athanasius William raised the issue of Copts’ joining the Azhar University. When William applied to join the Azhar’s Sharī‘a and Law College, he was denied access in accordance with the university’s rules that...
The head of the Azhar University’s decision to compel Christian students to memorize the Holy Qur’ān has angered educated Christians. They consider the decision a contravention, both of the Egyptian constitution, and of the principle of equality.
The president of the Azhar University attacked the requests for accepting non-Muslims at the Azhar University, confirming that according to the law the Azhar is an Islamic University for Muslims. In addition, The General Secretary of the Islamic Universities Association, said that there is no...
Sub-titles: Dr. Abdel-Sabour Shahin: An international Islamic conference is needed to study how to choose the Sheikh Al-Azhar. Dr. Abdel-Azim Al-Matani: We must return to the old system: The Sheikh of the Azhar should be selected from the group of the Grand Ulama. Dr. Mohammed Ra’fat Othman: There...
Dr. Mustafa Al-Fiqi said that the choice of the Sheikh of the Azhar should be by free election. He said that assigning the role reduces the respectability of the Sheikh of the Azhar... He asked also for the separation of Al-Azhar University that contains the Arabic Language department, Sharia and...
Attempts were made by the wife of a current minister to pressure the university’s dean to change the regulations for the sake of a German language teacher Ulrika Aras.
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