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The head of the al-Ahrām Center for Political and Strategic Studies, Dr.
In his book; “From Here, We Begin”, first edition published in1950, Khālid Muhammad Khālid warned against religious radicalism which opposes national affiliation.
The early 20th century Islamic reformers had different backgrounds, influences and goals to the secular reformists. The secular reformers inherited the western antagonism to religion. In contrast, the Islamic reformers focused on how to establish a modern nationalist state based on justice.
The book Al-Islām wa Usoul al-Hukm [Islam and the fundamentals of rule] by ‘Alī ‘Abd al-Rāziq, which was published in 1925, offers a comprehensive analysis arguing that Prophet Muhammad was not a king, and that Islam does not have a system of governance under the banner of belief.
The debate over whether religion is closer to politics or vice versa raises pressing questions: Do some of those practicing religion use it for political ends? Or is it rather politicians using religion to drug people?
In order to examine the relationship between law and religion in Egypt, we should know that the legal system, since the establishment of civil courts in 1883, was never separate from religious rules. This is apparent in the influence of Islamic fiqh [Islamic jurisprudence] on Egyptian civil law...
No one could deny that the 1980 amendment of the second article of the Egyptian Constitution to have the Islamic sharī‘a [law] as the main source of legislation has raised a lot of sensitivities for the fellow Coptic citizen, whether inside or outside Egypt.
This paper discusses the rights and freedoms granted by the current Egyptian constitution as regards to the scope of freedom, the limitations imposed by legal and practical restrictions, and the extent to which this freedom conforms to the international conventions officially upheld by Egypt
Rome established the meaning of citizenship, the citizen’s rights and duties. The Roman citizen was a member in a centesimal council managed by an elected person. The councils’ managers formed the National Assembly that chose their leader and decided on what official employees and members of the...
Those who think about Islamic states as having to be a theocracy enforcing the rules of Islam on their inhabitants are mistaken and do not know about Islam, since it does not contradict with diversity and coexistence, like other religions. Since humans are the representatives of God on earth, it is...

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