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Al-Dustūr publishes “The Seven Pillars of the Egyptian Identity”, a book written by Dr. Mīlād Ḥannā that forms the focus of the World Youth Forum of 2018. It seeks to confirm the cohesion of the Egyptian societal fabric in spite of its diversity. The reason behind the selection of the book for the...
Fr. Rafīq Jarīsh [Rafik Greish], spokesman of the Coptic Catholic Church of Egypt, reviews a recently published book entitled Kyrie Eleison…Fī Maḥabat al-Aqbāṭ [Lord Have Mercy…In Love To The Copts] written by author and columnist, Ḥamdī Rizq. The book, which was discussed in a seminar at the Cairo...
  In 1889 [translators note: this date is most likely a typing mistake, correct date unknown] in one of Damascus’ streets, I picked up a photograph of a blind Muslim named Muḥammad carrying on his back this disabled Christian dwarf named Samīr.
The rise of Islamist forces, in the light of lapses on the part of the State and its decline in terms of adopting the same policies of the former Mubārak regime, led Egyptian Muslims and Christians to seek refuge in religion.
The Bibliotheca Alexandrina (BA) recently published a book entitled “Copts in Egyptian Society Before and After the Islamic Conquest, Archaeological, Historical, and Applied Studies”.
Father van Nispen is a Jesuit priest, who is strongly involved in relationships with Islam. In the beginning of his priesthood he chose 'The service of reconciliation' to be his motto. In an interview with Egyptian Al-Ahram Weekly on December 31, 1998, he clarified: "My interpretation of the term...
 The Egyptian General Ministry of Books published Laylā Takalā’s book titled “Our Shared Islamic-Christian Heritage.” The book carries a message of tolerance, coexistence, and peace. The book is meant to be a guide for those who are not familiar with Islam but reject it out of ignorance rather than...
 The author highlights moderation and centrism in the Arab and Muslim countries. The author believes that those who preach moderation and centrism do not apply them in reality. He gives a brief account of the two terms in the past centuries, and shows that the use of them has been controversial,...
Jundī denounces assumptions stating that conversion to Islam is witnessing its most fruitful phase in Egypt’s history. Jundī presents three arguments to refute the assumptions and calls for a credible documented survey that can come up with recommendations that can regulate conversion.
Khalīl tackles Christians’ conversion to Islam. He rejects Dr. ‘Imārah’s argument about the considerable numbers of Christians’ conversion to Islam. Khalīl suggests establishing church committees to deal with the reasons and consequences behind these conversions.
Hānī Labīb criticizes what Dr.‘Imārah has said in the meeting with the graduates of the Azhar University about al-fitnah al-tā’ifīyah in Egypt.
The article discusses the questions surrounding article two of the Constitution, and who has the authority to call for its amendment. The author wonders who has the right to speak on behalf of the Copts.
The article is a review of Ayaan Hirsi Ali’s book entitled, ‘Infidel’ in which she talked about her personal experience as a woman living in an Islamic society.
The article talks about the second edition of Dr. Muḥammad ‘Imārah’s book which is considered incomplete as it does not include Dr. cImārah’s apology.
Reinhard Lauth is the first Catholic Orientalist to recognize Muḥammad as the prophet of God and the Qur’ān as the word of God. His book aroused heated discussions between the Egyptian minister of endowments who approved it and Azhar professors.
The article is based on a review of a book entitled, ‘Isqāt Nazarīyat Sirā‘ al-Ḥadārāt wa-I‘ādat Taqdīm al-Islām lil-‘Aql al-Gharbī’ [Toppling the Theory of Clash of Civilizations and Re-introduce Islām to the Western Mind] which responds to Samuel Huntington’s theory on the clash of civilizations...
Sa‘ad condemns Dr. Muḥammad ‘Imārah’s declarations and statements on satellite channels, and regards them an indication of igniting the fire of al-Fitnah al-Tā’ifīyah.
The interview with Muṣṭafá al- Fiqī, chief of the Foreign Affairs Committee in the People’s Assembly, is about the new amendments to the Constitution, the concept of the citizenship, and the Coptic political stance among these changes.
The new edition of Muḥammad ‘Imārah’s book, ’Fitnah al-Takfīr bayna al-Shī‘ah wa-al- Wahhābīyah wa-al-Sūfīyah’ [The Sedition of Takfīr between Shī‘ah Wahhābism and Ṣūfism] was issued following the withdrawal of his old one from the market after the author indeliberatily quoted texts from another...
The author reviews Dr ‘Abd al-Qādir al-Bahrāwī’s book, and comments on the information given in the book about Christianity.

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