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The war on Iraq has ended. However, the role religion plays in it is still questioned. Some authors believe it cannot be viewed outside a religious framework and others warn against the danger of associating it with religion.
Questioning the religious dimension of the war on Iraq is the focus of many articles covering the war. Different publications shed light on Bush’s religious background in an effort to establish a link between his religious tendencies and the war. Others wonder whether the war is a new crusade...
Arab media primarily placed the war in Iraq in the framework of the religious dimension. Religion is present in the background of almost all articles. Reactions of religious institutions and figures and the impact of religion on the characters of both Bush and Saddam Hussein are the focus of...
The Islamic Research Institute issued a fatwa to the effect that jihad against the US in its war on Iraq is an individual duty on all Muslims. The fatwa has received both positive and negative comments and is reported to have raised the anger of the US Embassy in Cairo.
The Azhar urges all Muslims to jihad if a US war is launched against Iraq. The Coptic Orthodox Church sent a message to Kofi Anan asking the UN to prevent a war against Iraq. The Presbyterian Church in Ezbekia district witnessed a peaceful anti-war demonstration and a group of Egyptian Copts signed...
The overview covers different articles that deal with the role religion plays in the life of President Bush and how it impacts his foreign policy and whether the US war on Iraq is a crusade. It also refers to the theory of clashes between civilizations.
‘Ubayd discusses the history of various forms of Christianity, from Arab Christians to Eastern Christians, and the problems that are still remain to overcome.
Text of lecture about a declining Christianity in the Middle East. Dalrymple compares between his travels in the mid nineties to when he collected material for his book ‘From the Holy Mountain: A Journey among the Christians of the Middle East,’ and recently travelled to the areas he had visited...
The author begins his article by commenting on the stand of distinguished Christian figures against the war on Iraq. He argues that some American circles plan to launch another campaign against Islam, and says that American senator Charles Shumer plans to begin this campaign in a press conference....
The author states that he is an Egyptian Copt and yet he writes this article in the defense of the Sheikh of the Azhar, who has been lately attacked because of the fatwa of Sheikh El-Eish about the Iraqi Transitional Ruling Council. He defends the Sheikh of the Azhar because he believes that the...
The writer interviews Pope Shenouda and discusses controversial issues concerning the situation of Palestine, Iraq and its Transitional Ruling Council, and Arab communities in America.
The article reports the visit of Pope Shenouda to the Egyptian community in the US and the issues he discussed there. Among these issues were: the crisis of the Anba Antonius Monastery, the problems of Copts in Egypt in relation to the claims of emigrant Copts. He also commented on the attitude of...
The writers asked Pope Shenouda about the conditions of Iraq and Palestine and the status of Egyptian Christian emigrants.
The author discusses the issue of the conflict between civilizations, stating that religions, especially Christianity and Islam, are forced into it as a main element. She uses four arguments to refute the proposition of religions being part of the conflict.
The head of the Protestant Community Council in Egypt warns Evangelical churches in Iraq against the dangers of certain groups working in Iraq under the cloak of religious activities while having ulterior motives.
The bishops and patriarchs of Iraq asked the head of the Security Council to make the Iraqi constitution include articles that guarantee Christians their religious, cultural, social and political rights.
The author believes that the war on Iraq has nothing to do with religion, despite the religiously colored statements of Both Saddam Hussein and Bush. He believes that the US has launched this war to show off its power in the region of the Middle East, to where the perpetrators of the attacks of...
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The article is an interview with Pope Shenoud III on the Iraq crisis. He believes that Iraq will not regain peace unless foreign forces withdraw from it. He stresses that Israel is the greatest danger threatening the region of the Middle East.
The author wonders what the real reason behind the war on Iraq is and which Holy Bible President Bush reads. He reminds Bush with some Biblical verses that urge on love, mercy, peace and tolerance

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