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Researcher Silvana George ʿAttallah, reports that the Church of the Holy Sepulchre in Jerusalem, the forerunner of the Christian world, was built by Emperor Constantine in the 4th century AD in the basilica style.
The article discusses the historical development of the Jewish presence in Palestine.
Tradition in the Coptic Orthodox Church has it that at present day Matariya, Joseph stuck his staff in the sand and Baby Jesus stretched out His hand and touched the staff, and a well of pure water sprung up there. The Family drank from the water, and Mary used it to wash the baby’s clothes. The...
Radwān al-Sayyid reviews the 2005 book by Thomas Asbridge entitled The First Crusade, which al-Sayyid thinks tries to Christianize that medieval war.
Dr. Ayman ‘Abd al-‘Azīz al-Bishbīshī makes many assertions about the birth and ministry of Jesus Christ, and also comments on his twelve disciples who continued the work of his ministry on earth.
In a muffled battle, some books with various names are introduced as new gospels. Other books are released soon after to refute the authenticity of these gospels. The latest of these books carries the name “The Didache Gospel." The author of the book about this gospel, Dr. Ahmed Hegazi Al-Saqa,...
In the context of the Palestinian-Israeli conflict, one fact is made evident while another is totally eclipsed. The evident fact is the way the Palestinian intifada is ascribed to Islam and Islam is linked to terrorism, while the absent fact is the role of the Christian Palestinians. The former...
The Islamic chivalry has liberated Jerusalem and Palestine from the invaders and kept the holy city – under the tolerance of Islam – open to all people of other religions as declared by Salah El-Din (1137-1193) in his message to King Richard I “the Lion-Hearted” (1157- 1199) of England.
"No compulsion is there in religion" is a rule which Islam has set, respecting other heavenly religions [Judaism and Christianity]. It has even set rules of Shari’a concerning dealing with followers of other heavenly beliefs...
The second article in this series can be found in last week’s RNSAW. This article discusses the traditions of Yemeni Jews and Yemeni Jews living abroad.
An overview of the history of the Jews in Yemen over the past 100 years. Emigration from Yemen was supported by the Zionist movement. But, says the author, instead of coming into the promised land they came in a country where they were discriminated.
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