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During the weekend "Discovering Islam in Ramadān” in the framework of the "Inculturation Training” offered by CAWU, eight European volunteers met with AWR translator ‘Amr al-Misrī on liberal Islam. Former AWR translator Amānī ‘Āsim introduced them to the spirit of Ramadān, which she said was the...
A large number of continuities can be found in beliefs and traditions in Egypt dating back to Pharaonic times, and to understand Sufism, Jamāl al-Ghitānī argues that one must understand Egypt’s past.
Businessman Hānī ‘Azīz organized a national unity suhour banquet, to which he invited a number of Muslim and Christian men of religion.
Listing for articles about Egypt’s National Unity Iftār on October, 18, in which Christians joined Muslims breaking their fast at the Coptic Orthodox Cathedral.
Since Egyptian society is formed by both Muslims and Christians, the customs and traditions of the two communities have intermixed. Some Muslims celebrate Coptic occasions and some Copts fast Ramadān.
In an interview with al-Ahrām al-‘Arabī, lawyer and politician Mukhtār Nouh speaks about the role of arts and literature in the Islamic state.
Hymn performers have recently tried to develop the spiritual art but they are making a slow progress.
Religious hymns have a long history, but in its current form, a young British Muslim named Sami Yousuf has a remarkably successful career in the field, after releasing his first album in 2003 in Europe.
Ramadan is again upon us: The Islamic holy month of fasting begins on Friday, October 15. We should all hope that U.S. forces in Iraq don’t make the same mistake with regard to it this year that they did last.
Egypt has always been famous for celebrating the mulids [a folkloric celebration of the birth of a saint] of walis [a Muslim saint] and Christian saints. Both Muslims and Christians celebrate together regardless their religion. The mulids of Al- Hussein [the Grandson of Prophet Mohammad], Al-...


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