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Thurayyā al-Shahrī reveals ambiguity in the Western understanding of Islām, Muslims and Arabs. The West does not have a clear vision in this regard. Thurayyā stresses Arabs’ roles in clarifying these concepts and putting needed boundaries between the different concepts.
Explaining the broad meaning of the concept of jihād in Islām, Muslim thinker Rajab al-Bannā quoted famous British writer Karen Armstrong’s definition of it as "struggle and effort, not a synonym for holy war as Westerners define it." Ahmad ‘Izz al-Dīn al-‘Arab wrote in a short article in al-...
This article reviews the book, ‘Listening to Islam,’ an attempt to present Islam objectively through the eyes of four very different people, two Christian and two Muslim. The author asserts that the book is a very useful and thought provoking introduction to the problems of Christian/Muslim...
The review discusses the 100th anniversary of the birth of Hasan al-Bannā, the founder and first guide of the Muslim Brotherhood organization, and counterarguments that al-Bannā was not angry about the 1940s assassination of Judge al- Khāzindār. It also describes the parliamentary battle between...
The author articulates some basic rules of interfaith dialogue, which he asserts should be followed by all parties.
Many hadīth were falsified over time. Islam is a religion that needs a renaissance to reveal its true image.
Dr. Muhammad ‘Imārah talks about the characteristics that distinguish the Islamic model of Arabic culture from the Western one.
Muhammad ‘Ashur reviews Karen Armstrong’s book about the Prophet’s Muhammad life.
The author publishes a series of articles containing the original texts from the 1981 investigations with Ayman al-Zawāhrī, al-Qā‘idah’s second -in- command, on charges of involvement in the assassination of President Anwar al-Sādāt.
The fifth anniversary of 9/11 was a strong reminder of the continued war declared by Islamism against the world, and especially the “infidel West.” This article approaches some of the many questions that that have been raised by the war.


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