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(1) After the enaction of the new church construction law last autumn , the concept of the Christian denomination was legalized. . This  sparks a heated debate  on the nature of Christian denominations  in Egypt, abreast of the "codification" of the conditions of al-ʿAzābī Pasha, which was issued...
In his book, “My Son, This is Your Uncle Jamāl”, former president Anwar al-Sadāt cites a position among countless historical positions which proves the strength, steadfastness, and struggle of the Egyptian people for human values and against tyrants and occupiers. Sadāt points to the year 1795, at...
Today, on Ramadan 7 of the Hijrah year 1438, prayers were held for the first time at Al-Azhar Mosque more than one thousand year ago. Being the first mosque established in the city of Cairo which was founded by Al-Mū`izz li-Dīn Allāh of the Fatimid Caliphate in the month of Ramadan of the Hijrah...
Background: There is a short interview with a student of the Arab Baptist Theological Seminary (ABTS) about Christian missionary work in Morocco. The major part of the recording is Zuzana Skalova, a Czech art historian speaking about the conservation of Coptic icons in Egypt. One of her central...
Christianity in the Arab World was flourishing in relative terms prior to the First World War and consequent break-up of the Ottoman Empire.
A description of a visit to the Convent of St. Dimyānah on the Occasion of the festival of Saint Dimyānah whereby Metropolitan Bīshūy provided the delegation with a detailed explanation of Coptic traditions related to the convent. Dr. Picard noted differences between the way Metropolitan Bīshūy and...
The article is the first in a series of articles that trace the history of Egyptians, and how exactly they came to be Egyptians. It considers the relationship between Muslims and Christians, and how this relationship has shaped present day Egypt.
Nājih Sam‘ān, the author, presents a brief study on the historical and geographical background of Catholicism in Egypt.
Many hadīth were falsified over time. Islam is a religion that needs a renaissance to reveal its true image.
During the sessions of the ninth Orthodox Doctrine Conference in al-Fayyūm, Bishop Bīshūy presented a paper in which he drew a common line between the thoughts of Father Mattá al-Maskīn and Max Michel. He accused both of apostasy and breaking away from the Orthodox doctrine.

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