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If it were ever possible for the most successful US public relations firms to combine forces to introduce Jesus Christ to humanity, they could have never excelled the presentation done by Prophet Muhammad.
Shoura Council member Nabīl Luqā Bibāwī has recently authored a book entitled Islām al-Aqbāt wa Ictināq al-Muslimīn Lil Dīn al-Masīhī…al-Hal al-Jazrī [Coptic conversion to Islam and Muslim to Christianity…a radical solution]. In his book, Bibāwī suggested the formation of a committee that would...
Christ in their eyes This is a presentation of Dr.‘Abd al-Muncim Jabrī’s book: Al-Masīh ‘Inda al-Yahoud wa al-Nasāra wa al-Muslimīn [Christ in the view of Jews, Christians and Muslims]. The book is a panorama of what "Christ" means for Jews, Christians, and Muslims.
Throughout his life, Jamāl has been a staunch advocate of national unity and the church’s religious non-political role. A few days ago, he found himself prevented from entering into al-Muharraq Monastery, located in his birthplace Asyout, and all churches in the governorate. Is this the freedom of...
Egypt is the source of the idea of monotheism. Ancient Egyptians were the first to believe in one God. They stated that god Aton was the hidden power that gives life.
On the celebration of the International Day for Human Rights, organized by the Arab Organization of Young Lawyers, Dr. Mīlād Hannā said: “It is very important to promote citizenship rights. Both Muslims and Christians must avoid any form of religious intolerance and work together in accordance with...
His message came with his miraculous birth on this dark earth. Man who was created from the earth’s surface can have his purity and chastity inside. The Qur’an says that the Virgin Mary isolated herself from people as an instinctive act to keep that purity intact.
The article gives the opinion of Nabil Luka Bebawy concerning the problems facing Copts in Egypt and how to solve them. Bebawy believes that among the problems facing Copts in Egypt are the Hamayouni Law for building churches, the appointment of Copts in senior positions, the fact that the Egyptian...
When the Islamic and Arabic media deal with the attacks of September 11 and its consequences as an Islamic war against western-Christians and say Muslims must be supported, the ordinary Christian finds himself in a denominational quandary. He asks himself if it is a conflict between Islam and...
Ibn Al-Qayyim listed ten opinions regarding whether non-Muslim women are to stay with their husbands after converting to Islam. Dr. Youssef Al-Qaradawi preferred the sixth of ten opinions on this matter. Al-Qaradawi added to the sixth opinion that full marriage, including sexual intercourse, is...
The Coptic thinker Dr. Milad Hanna believes that the policy of the late president Sadat towards the Islamic groups is the reason behind the appearance of the Coptic file from time to time at the top of events in Egypt. He is in favor of the idea of forming a committee of wise people containing...
Bishop Bissenti and Gamal Asa’ad were invited to the meeting Rose El-Youssef held to discuss the denominational climate. The former said that he would attend provided that Asa’ad would not, claiming that Asa’ad’s opinions are not in the line with what the church believes. Asa’ad denied this and...
The head of the Labor Party said that the Brotherhood does not need the party now as they have 17 representatives in Parliament. He added that the party bridged the gap between the Brotherhood and the other parties. The mistakes of the Brotherhood made the party what it is now. He denied...
Dr. Abdel-Mo’ti Bayoumi expressed the opinion that giving fatwas to Muslims, regarding their personal and general affairs is not limited to the Mufti and that all scholars share this with him. The Mufti believes that all Muslim scholars are allowed to give fatwas, but there are guidelines. He said...
There is a relationship of a special kind between the nation and the Copts. That relationship was represented in individual Copts who were rich or highly educated who had special relationships with the governor. The author is of the opinion that if a group of Muslim and Christian wise men is formed...
The author talks about the importance of Yohanna Qulta’s recently published book titled "Journals of a priest in the countryside." Unlike his daring novel "West Nile village," he chooses his words trying to avoid troublesome points looking at things from afar and telling them as they happened,...
Dr. Abdel-Mo’ti Bayoumi and Bishop Bissenti differ concerning Eve’s creation from Adam’s rib. The former rejected the idea, arguing that it would belittle women’s position and stressed that it was not mentioned in Islam. Bishop Bissenti said that this fact is assured in the three heavenly religions...
Dr. Zaghloul Al-Naggar wrote an article on the cosmic verses in the Qur’an. In this article he wrote that the revealed books before the Qur’an were all lost or altered. Therefore, the Qur’an is the only book where reciting it is like praying. The author believes that Al-Naggar should not have...
A TV discussion between two Copts, Gamal Asad and Mamdouh Nakhla, nearly turned into a dispute on air. The subject of the discussion was the visit of the US Commission on International Religious Freedom. Nakhla was of the opinion that the Commission’s visit was one with good intentions while Asad...
Religious dialogue is a positive freedom, it strengthens the vitality of the mind and the soul. It saves the soul from being crushed by petty worthless things. Religious dialogue is founded on freedom, so it can never be practiced under any pressure or coercion. It is only if man is enslaved by...

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