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The Azhar nominated Coptic intellectual, Dr. Nabil Luka Bebawi, for the State´s Prize for his book “Islam Spread by the Sword, True or False?” This prize is considered one of the most elevated prizes that are awarded to intellectuals and researchers.
Christians as well as Muslims felt disgusted because of Rev. Jerry Falwell’s statement against Islam. The author wonders how it is possible that a cleric who is supposed to preach love and tolerance, insults Islam and contributes to what is not Christian.
Dr. Nabil Luka Bebawi has written a book titled “Islam spread by the sword, true or false?” He explains that Islam is innocent of the claim that it spread by the edge of the sword. The Sheikh of the Azhar thanked Bebawi for his book and recommended that the book be translated into many foreign...
Christian researcher Nabil Luqa Bebawi wrote a book titled “The spread of Islam by the edge of the sword between reality and fabrication.” It defends Islam against the accusations of terrorism, and that it was spread by sword. This action indicates the courageous mind, pure heart and sound vision...
Dr. Nabil Luqa Bebawi´s book "Islam spread by the sword: true or false?" reviews the history of the spread of Islam since the Prophet till the fourth caliph. The book can be considered a historical testimony that Islam is a religion of love and peace and has never been a religion of violence...
A Muslim saying that crucifixion is nothing but a fiction says what his religion teaches him. He may state this without the intention to be offensive to Christians. But Christians will feel offended. To avoid offensiveness, it is better to introduce Islam without saying “unlike Christianity” and to...
No one can doubt the loyalty of emigrant Copts to Egypt. However, a very small number of them perform suspicious acts such as publishing paid anti-Egypt advertisements in newspapers with Jewish tendencies. Such paid advertisements taint Egypt´s reputation. Copts may have some problems but they...
After the events of September 11, it was said that Islam wanted to attack the Western civilization and that Christianity wanted to take revenge on Islam. Involving religions in the events in Afghanistan is against the voice of reason. The American attack was not aimed at Muslims in Afghanistan. It...
The author criticizes the way Dr. Nabil Luka Bibawi writes about emigrant Copts. He commented on two of his articles. He concluded that Egypt needs emigrant Copts, as they occupy high social positions. Getting close to them cannot be achieved in Bibawi´s way of writing about them. Full Text Dr...
Richard Lowry, a Christian American writer, wrote an article in the American magazine “National Review” in which he called for striking Mecca with an atomic bomb. Christians should realize how provocative this article is. What if a fanatic Muslim writer would make a similar call for the Church of...
The Saudi prince Talal Bin Abdel-Aziz wrote an article in the Lebanese Al-Nahar paper titled “The Survival of Christian Arabs.” He wrote that it is a disaster that Arab Christians leave their homeland which can jeopardize the peace and stability of the Arab world. He added that the survival of Arab...
Dr. Milad Hanna (77), a much respected Coptic thinker and politician in Egypt who was awarded the UNESCO Simon Bolivar prize for his efforts in intercultural dialogue, was severely attacked by some Coptic activists in the Copts Daily Digest after his visit with Dr. Kamal Abul-Magd to Washington DC...
September 11 was not the beginning of the associating of terrorism with Islam. The Crusades marked the beginning of the actual attack of the West against Islam. Because the West is apprehensive of the Islamic revival, many theories calling for attacking Islam appeared in the West. If Islam really...
Many of the sayings and stances of Jesus Christ show that He is not against sex. However, the early fathers of Christianity introduced the theory of sexual fasting and considered it the peak of faith. This anti-sex attitude led to an anti-women attitude and to many arguments concerning whether a...
In the article, Bishop Dr. Yohanna Qulta talks about the birth of Christ describing it as a beam of God´s light. He also speaks about national unity in Egypt stressing that being believers of different religions has never been a barrier before the coherence of Muslims and Copts. He believes that...
The author of this article quotes several people, the conglomoration of which reveals that the secular-based Coptic council, al-Majlis al-Mīllī, is very important and provides much assistance to the Copts and the Church, but that it also currently has many weaknesses which must be sorted through.
The author offers a brief a review of a television program that hosted a number of Muslim and Coptic figures discussing several critical issues.
The author of the article comments on a book about the Prophet Muhammad by the Christian writer Nabīl Louqā Bibāwī. He explains that while Christian and Jewish clerics added to their holy books, the Islamic faith remained unchanged.
The author reviews the progress achieved in solving the issues surrounding the building and restoration of churches during President Mubārak’s rule. He argues that a unified law regulating the building of all places of worship would offer final solution to the problem.
Some Egyptians believe that there are sufficient churches in Egypt, while others think that there should be more churches, arguing that there are some villages with a Coptic majority and not even a single church.

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