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Often when people emigrate from Egypt they leave certain problems behind but encounter new obstacles in their new country of residence believes Rev. Menes Abdel Nūr. However the pastor believes in spite of the fact that Pope Shenouda is a great preacher he should not have interfered in politics.
In an interview with Gerrit Roos of Reformatorisch Dagblad and Cornelis Hulsman, Bishop Marqus highlights the problems facing Christians in Egypt today. These problems include issues such as church building, conversion, the Egyptian education system and the emigration of Christians abroad.
According to Bishop Qultah of the Coptic Catholic Church there are three levels of dialogue between Christians and Muslims in the Arab world. However this dialogue needs to be expanded in order for it to be more effective and should be combined with a better education system.
Gerrit Roos investigates the complex relations between Christians and Muslims in Egypt. He interviewed a number of Christian figures and analyzes the reasons why people emigrate from the country.
Following a response from Dr. Hans Jansen which outlined the books that state that Sūrah 2:256 is abrogated, Hulsman and Dukhān investigated the issue further and researched the viewpoints of number of prominent Islamic websites as well as the opinion of Dr. ‘Abd Al-Mu‘ti Bayyūmī.
Dr. Hassan Wagieh from the Azhar University stresses that Sūrah 2:256 is not abrogated or canceled by other verses.
The article provides an interview with Imām Fadel Soliman on whether he believed Sūrah 2: 256 had been abrogated
Drs. Hulsman comments on a frequently referenced Qur’ānic verse that comments on compulsion in religion, and the misinterpretation that frequently accompanies the verse.
The article is a new installment in the author’s series of articles responding to Archpriest Zakarīyā Butrus’s critique of Islām.
It is high time to relate the Crusades to Christianity. Rev. Rif‘at responds to Dr. Ahmad al-Tayyib’s article in al-Ahrām where he defends Islam by attacking Christianity and the Bible.
October presents the opinion of Uri Avnery, an Israeli author, writing about the “conflict of civilizations.” October writes that Avnery has shown support to the Prophet of Islām and Muslims against false accusations and mistrust promoted by the head of the Catholic Church.
In a series of articles published by al-Ahrām newspaper, Dr. Ahmad al- Tayyib, the president of the Azhar University, analyses Pope Benedict XVI’s speech of September 12, 2006.
Transcript of a speech presented by William Dalrymple at the American University in Cairo, highlighting his experiences traveling to Christian Holy sites throughout the Middle East, as well as his personal interpretation of political Islām. He includes references to both historical and present day...
The article tackles the long-running problem of constructing churches in Egypt.
The author continues his series of articles in Sawt al-Azhar newspaper in response to Archpriest Zakarīyā Butrus’s opinions about Islām from his appearances on the Christian TV channel ‘al-Hayāt.’
A Christian missionary converted to Islam after reading the Qur’ān with the intention to find mistakes that could help him to invite Muslims to convert to Christianity. He wrote an important book on the issue.
Egyptian newspapers present mixed reactions to Pope Benedict’s "apology" for comments he made earlier this month on Islam and the Prophet Muhammad. In light of the already tense atmosphere in the Muslim world, a Berlin opera company canceled Mozart’s ’Idomeneo’ for fear of protest over...
An Egyptian author writes in favor of Israel and Judaism in a book banned by the Azhar University.
The author comments on the speech given by a retired Israeli Mossad officer called Avi Lipkin, who gave many lectures in Switzerland and many other European countries under the auspices of a suspicious Christian organization called "The Friends of Israel." Libkin started his latest lecture in Bern...

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