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What has happened to Egyptian society and led to the catastrophe of religious extremism, which has claimed the lived of many innocent people and tarnished the image of Islam and Muslims in the world? I believe there are three major factors that contributed to the spread of religious extremism in...
The article is an interview with Samir Marcos, a [Coptic] social researcher and political thinker. Marcos present his views on a number of important issues such as renewal of the religious discourse, the status of the Muslim Brotherhood, and the establishment of religious political parties.
The article is an overview of a master’s thesis conducted by Kariman Ibrahim El-Maghraby in 1997 entitled “The Muslim Brotherhood: From Hassan El Banna to Sayyed Qutb." The thesis narrates the history of the Brotherhood since its initiation in Ismailiya. The thesis criticizes the attitudes of...
By assuming a civil, political role, the [Coptic] Orthodox Church deviated from its religious mission to adopt the sectarian isolationist ideology of the Umma al-Qibtīya “Coptic Nation Group” to become a “draft state”[in other words ‘Imāra is accusing the church of being separatist], following...
“I believe the first problem is the construction of churches. What I am saying is that there must be a unified law in which the mosque and the church are equal…We are focusing on this issue and the constitution guarantees the freedom of worship. If we really want to observe and respect the...
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...
Montasser Al-Zayyat admitted that the amount of understanding in the relation between the late President Sadat and the Islamist groups was in the interests of both sides. Sadat’s interest was disfiguring President Nasser by bringing court martials, violations of human rights, and torture in prisons...
The spokesman of the Muslim Brotherhood expressed his uneasiness about calls for the return of the electoral list. He believes that this is against the constitution and aims to rule out certain political trends. He noted that the brotherhood’s attitude concerning the Shura Council’s elections is...
President Sadat described 1972 as a "foggy year." Students and intellectuals started adopting this name and promoted it. Everybody waited for the war to start to revenge 1967 but it then seemed that Sadat was hesitant and would never make the decision which made students at universities attack...
Pope Shenouda was sent to his monastery in 1981 after ’an extreme disagreement with President Sadat’. President Mubarak released him in January 1985. The magazine interviewed Pope Shenouda about his feelings about President Mubarak.

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