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A memorandum distributed by the Ministry of Awqaf among imams of mosques triggered a crisis. The memorandum urged imams to keep an eye on religious audiotapes to make sure that they do not include extremist ideas. The memorandum was rejected by imams who believed this meant that they would turn...
It was said that Sheikh Amr Khalid used the scientific method and a free mature way of thinking in explaining the Qur’an and Sunna. However the author provides many examples of how Khalid imitates the ways used by preachers for many centuries. He proves that he is very far from using the scientific...
In its seminar for this week, Rose El-Youssef discussed the reasons for the attraction of young people to sheikhs like Amr Khalid and how to deal with such sheikhs. All the religious men and intellectuals that were present agreed that a religious, political and cultural vacancy was behind this...
The article sheds light on the danger of private mosques through the example of Sheikha Fifi. Together with a famous actress she built a mosque. She once invited Sheikh Amr Khalid to preach there and he accepted this. A mosque inspector claimed that the owners of private mosques are powerful people...
The author believes the Muslim Brotherhood helped Amr Khalid to become the sheikh of the elite and prevented him from teaching.
Young people in Egypt are divided between two groups. One group finds in Islam an identity and a belonging. Another group that does not know a certain identity, refuses to be put in a certain frame and has doubts about all the political and intellectual trends. Sheikh Amr Khalid is the only bridge...
At a Friday preaching, the preacher was asking God to destroy the Americans and the Jews, saying that apostasy and deviance from the right path are the reasons for the political crisis in the Middle East. The author believes that this man is an example of the preachers who mix religion with...
An ex-television announcer who wore the veil and is now running a school in one of Ansar Al-Sunna society’s mosques, claimed that the Imam of the mosque accused her of turning the mosque’s basement into a cabaret. The Imam denied that and said it was she who claims to be modern and is responsible...
The Moroccan Minister of Waqfs spoke in an interview about the importance of having an international organization for Friday preachers in all the mosques of the world. He added that the dialogue between different Islamic denominations should concentrate on their contents and on finding one scale...
This article discusses the technique false do’a [plural of Da’iya, preacher] and terrorists use to control simple people’s minds. The story, by which the author starts his article, and the image he used, help in conveying that causing fear and confusion to disable the mind from thinking properly,...

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