Displaying 1 - 20 of 20.
Coptic lawyers withdrew their lawsuits against "Awan al-Ward" and its writer and made peace with the team who work on the serial. Pope Shenouda and the President of the Radio and Television Union attended the reconciliation meeting.
Mahmoud al-Kurdi believed that "Awan al-Ward" highlighted the fact that building the civilization of Egypt would not be achieved except through the arms of both Muslims and Christians. Awdet Iskander wrote that Wahid Hamid was mistaken when he chose a mixed marital relationship as the plot of...
Hani Labeeb wrote to al-Usboa criticizing the reaction of some Coptic religious men towards the serial "Awan al- Ward," as being extremist. Two articles in al-Ahram praised the series, confirming that there is love between Muslims and Christians. The writer of the serial told al-Raya al-Masri...
Al-Hayat and al-Akhbar praised Pope Shenouda’s invitation to those who participated in the series of "Awan al-Ward" to the annual Ifṭār party of the Coptic Orthodox church. Both papers wrote about the support of the Minister of Information for the series. Rose al- Youssef reported the details of a...
The controversy around the TV show Awan al-Ward, which presented a mixed marriage between a Muslim and Christian, escalated this week with three cases filed against its author. Many Egyptian and Arabic-language papers dedicated much space to the film. Al-Ḥayāt said Awān al-Ward raised controversy...
The film "Awan Al-Ward" which tackles the mixed marriage between Moslems and Christians and their daily interaction, released an unprecedented controversy. The writer of the film said that the Minister of Information asked him to write about national unity and that through the film he wants to...
Ra’afat Al-Mehi’s film script "Hurghada...the Magic of Love" which deals with the issue of mixed marriages between Muslim men and Christian women is painful for Christians, not only because Christians oppose such mixed marriages but also because the location for Al-Mehi’s script is in Hurghada...
The introduction of the Coptic researcher Hani Labib’s "Religious protection crisis.. Religion and the state in Egypt" is written by Prof. Mohammed Selim Al-Awa, an Islamic thinker. Labib believes that the most dangerous tool of globalization is religion. Religion is the most explosive and...
The Evangelical church in Azbakia held a seminar about "Awan Al-Ward." The writer of the serial said that the arguments it brought to the surface made us discuss an issue we were trying to avoid. Which was a great victory for both Muslims and Christians and for democracy. The head of the...
Marriage between a Muslim man and a Christian or a Jewish woman is allowed in Islamic countries while the opposite is not allowed. The author argues that if Muslims consider Christians people of the book, a Christian man should have the right to marry a Muslim woman. However, if they are...
Dr. Rodolph Yanney, president of the Society of Coptic Church Studies and founder and editor of Coptic Church Review in 1980, gave the RNSAW permission to bring his articles in the Copts Digest and the Coptic Daily Digest, published in 1999, together in one report describing the factors leading to...
Naguib Mahfouz was dispossessed of a scholarship to France after his graduation because the head of the scholarships department thought that Mahfouz was a Copt. The author believes that this incident is strong evidence of the importance of Copts and the role they played in the modern history of...
The author pointed out that he had crossed out many of the comments he received on "Awan Al-Ward" because he was keen to limit the arguments around the serial in the frame of its being a dramatic work that has nothing to do with preaching religion. Also, he was surprised by an article in Al-Ahram...
The author says there is no disagreement between him and the Pope and that writing about Pope Kyrillos does not offend him. The Pope does not visit the cities and villages of Upper Egypt, while he travels several times a year to the United States and Europe because the materialistic life there...
Shebl says the series of "Awan Al-Ward" led to discussions that Egyptians were in dire need of. Before the disaster of 1967 [in reference to the defeat of the six day war], there were no discussions about the relationship between Muslims and Christians. People were dealing with their companions on...
The author believes that the serial "Awan Al-Ward" leads to sectarian conflicts rather than preventing them and clashes between the creeds of Muslims and Christians. He is of the opinion that national unity should be based on religious foundations because neither Muslims nor Christians will accept...
The author responded to three questions: - Why did the Patriarchate not issue a statement about the appearance of the Holy Virgin as Pope Kyrillos VI did? - Why did Pope Shenouda invite those who participated in the series of "Awan Al-Ward" to the iftar party he gave, although many Christians are...
Pope Shenouda and many Muslim religious men received a great number of inquiries and criticisms about the series of "Awan Al-Ward." Christians believe that the series presents the issue of the marriage between a Muslim man and a Christian woman as a matter that should be accepted by Christians out...
The author believes that the TV series "Awan al ward" (time for roses) encourages mixed marriages between Muslims and Christians in an attempt to promote "National unity." It is true, Bishay writes, that the Christian character admitted making a mistake by marrying a Muslim man. Still it is a...
An Egyptian Coptic lawyer sued to stop state television rebroadcasting the Film "Awan Al-Ward," believing that its topic is offensive to the Coptic community. This is because it mentioned the marriage of a Christian woman to a Muslim man.
Subscribe to