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Hānī Labīb writes about the politicization of the Coptic Church and the political participation of Copts in Egypt.
Amin Makram Ebeid discusses the rule of Muhammad Ali, who prepared Egypt for a secular form of democracy, and his successors, and wonders whether the age of tolerance in Muslim-Christian relations ended with the failure of the liberal era.
The author examines the situation of Copts under Islamic rule. He states that the weight of this history makes it difficult for Egypt and other Arab countries to support the principles of tolerant liberalism.
The author writes about the ongoing Islamization of Egypt. In this article he describes the historical Arabization of Egypt.
The Iranian writer, Bahrām Bīdā‘ī, expressed in his play “The book of Shaykh Shizrīn" the crisis of a society dominated by a self-interested religious group which exercises its influence to convict and eliminate anyone who has a difference of opinion.
The author criticizes the way the state is dealing with Coptic problems, which only led to deteriorating relationships between Muslims and Christians in Egypt, and calls for quick political and constitutional reforms as the only way out of this serious dilemma.
Fādī Habashī interviews Bishop Mousā, the bishop of youth, and discusses with him the current problems Copts are facing.
The author responds to allegations that the Azhar promotes sectarian conflict and tension and even spreads “bomb- fatwas”.
Mas‘ud Sabrī, an Egyptian researcher, says there is a misunderstanding concerning the notion of Ahl al-Dhimma in Islam. He points out that some Egyptian Copts or those who oppose the application of Sharī‘a have this confusion, and so the author tries to point out the exact meaning of the...


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