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Book review of "Among the Copts" by our board member Revd. Dr. John Watson. Mostyn writes "the Anglican priest and Coptic specialist John Watson notes: ’The inevitable struggle between Copt and Muslim is always bubbling beneath the surface of national life.’ The Coptic Pope Shenouda’s demagogic...
Fa’iq Zakka Bolous was, we are told, Abuna Gawargy Al-Makari. His introduction of himself is not characteristically monastic: He tells us that he " was one of the best, most intelligent and most conscientious" novices. It is not too much to say that he constantly reveals himself to be someone who...
Dr. Leitch, a Jehovah’s witness, commented on pope Shenouda’s statements on Jehovah Witnesses in Al-Musawwar [RNSAW, 2001, week 01A, art. 13]. He said that Jehovah’s Witnesses appreciate factual information published by the American Jews but they do not influence Jehovah’s Witnesses any more than...
"I believe the report of Dr. Yanney is very important. He wrote it in a balanced way and raised many issues that need discussion in Egypt" says Dr. Samir Marcos. But the issue of conversions is not really discussed because churches in Egypt are divided and "do not want to see reality."
Revd. Dr. John Watson commented on the report of Dr. Rodolph Yanney on conversions of Christians to Islam [RNSAW, 2001, week 01, art. 4]. He believes that it is better for internal investigation of this topic to be conducted by the Copts in Egypt, but not by the hierarchy. The issue needs to focus...
The article reviews the following books: Patterns of the Past, Prospects for the Future: The Christian Heritage in the Holy Land. Edited by Thomas Hummel, Kevork Hintilian and Ulf Carmesund, pp. 334. London: Melisende, 1999, £15.00. 1901764109. Palestinian Christians-Religion, Politics and Society...
The Editorial Board of the RNSAW announces six new members of the Board of Advisors.
Dr. Samir Marcos, associate secretary-general of the Middle East Council of Churches, describes the importance of late Metropolitan Athanasius for Egypt. He describes him foremost as a pioneer in development from a Christian perspective in Egypt.
Rev. Dr. John Watson writes about his memories and relationship with metropolitan Athanasius of Beni Suef. He describes the late bishop as "old fashioned" and "much loved in ecumenical circles, a man of great charm and dignity who respected the world’s 79 million Anglicans in a manner that is rare...
Drs. Cornelis Hulsman had been invited to give a lecture on his work for the RNSAW at a conference on "Media and Interreligious Dialogue" in Vienna, Austria on November 8 and 9. The conference had been organized by the International Press Institute in Vienna, the Department of Communication Science...

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