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The Faculty of Comparative Religion at the University of Manouba, Tunis, Tunisia, invited Cornelis Hulsman to present his work in Egypt to students on the 9th of February, 2018. Hulsman’s lecture covered the following subjects: - Introduction of Dutch sociologist Cornelis Hulsman, Drs., director of...
[The text was written as a chapter for Freedom of Belief and Christian Mission, Edited by Hans Aage Gravaas, Christof Sauer, Tormod Engelsviken, Maqsood Kamil and Knud Jørgensen. Regnum Edinburgh Centenary Series, Vol.
Al-Sayyid discussed the decline of Christianity in Arab countries and the Middle East. Emigration, foreign invasions, and internal conflicts are highlighted in the text as the main reason for the decline in Christianity in those countries.
The history of Saint Shenouda’s establishment of the Egyptian national church.
Watani publishes a monthly series depicting the true history of Egypt. The influence of the Romans, Greeks and Persians is explored, combined with the impact that religion had on Egyptian society.
Ahmad Khālid continues his series of articles answering the pope’s controversial declarations against Islām. In his fourth article he asserts that Islām is a religion of truth that exalts God above everything. Islām, like Christianity before it, came to fulfill the world’s needs.
This article continues the series by Watani International, tracing the history of how modern-day Egyptians came to be what they are today and marking their origins and the origin of their traditions.
The history of the Egyptian city Alexandria, formerly the “bride of the Mediterranean.”
The author traces the history of the town of Ansīna, in the governate of Minia, a former centre of Christian persecution.
This is the first article in a new series by Watani International on the history of the Egyptian people.
The author reviews on a full page three books by three different writers dealing with the Copts of Egypt and the history of their relations with Muslims.
This article is a review of ‘Abd al- ‘Azīz Jamāl al-Dīn’s book, "The history of Egypt" which deals with the Christian revolutions in Egypt and the Crusaders.
In an attempt to trace how modern-day Egyptians came to be what they are today, and to mark their origins and the origin of their traditions, Watani is printing a monthly series on the history of the Egyptian people—as opposed to the widely known ‘official’ history of the rulers of Egypt.
The author discusses Muslim- Christian unity in Egypt from Byzantine times until the current era, arguing that patriotism has been replaced by religious affiliations.
In relation the previous article, the author comments on Christianity in Egypt and the impact of Egyptian culture and nature on it. His conclusion is that Egypt with its culture can take in any religion or foreign culture and force its features on them.
Jamāl As‘ad argues whether the inadequate representation of Copts in parliament, local councils and professional syndicates and the disputes over building and renovating churches are the main reasons behind the tension in Muslim-Christian relations in Egypt.
A critique of the controversial work of researcher Yustina Saleh on the 2nd article of the Egyptian constitution, which states that sharī‘a is the main source of law.
The author discusses Dr Rowan Williams, the Archbishop of Canterbury, visit to Pakistan, and the discrimination and persecution of Christians in the Islamic world.
The author argues that the word jihād was mentioned in the Qur’ān in the sense of exerting utmost efforts in all fields of life, not only the battlefield, whereas Christianity has a long history of holy wars between the Protestants and the Catholics.
In Egypt, as in the rest of the Roman Empire, Christians were persecuted during the first three centuries following the inception of Christianity. The Egyptians or Copts as they later came to be known, accepted Christianity so very rabidly that it is no wonder the Romans were compelled to crack...

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