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[also published in Al-Sha’ab, April 13, 1999] The article gives some background on Salman Rushdie.
In light of the recent re-instating of the Khomeini Fatwa against Salman Rushdie by Iran’s radical groups, Rushdie is to meet with British Foreign Secretary Robin Cook to discuss his security.
Iran has disarmed against its number one public enemy Salman Rushdie who was hunted by the Fatwa (Islamic religious decree) declared by the late Ayatollah Khomeni, and issued more than nine years ago.
The recent agreement between Britain and Iran revokes the ’Fatwa’(Islamic Decree) asking for the blood of Salman Rushdie who was denounced as an apostate by the late Ayatollah Khomeni.
The article presents a brief overview of the most important events that have happened in Egyptian churches during 2006.
The author responds to the debates over ‘The Da Vinci Code’ and Judas’ Gospel, showing some steps to follow in such matters.
The article is about Kathleen McGown’s ‘The Expected One,’ a new book in which its writer claims she belongs to Christ’s "offspring."
‘Ādil Jirjis analyses what Bishop Bīshūy said about the ‘Da Vinci Code’ book and film.
The author reviews the films the ‘Da Vinci Code’ and ‘United 93.’
In his novel about Judas Iscariot, the French author of ’Le Baiser de Judas’ alternates between historical facts, biblical stories and fiction.
The author notes that the recent conference on orthodox doctrine has sparked a “conference war” between the mother Orthodox Church, laymen and Max Michel.
The recent intensive conference seminars, which were supposed to be on doctrine, attacked several Coptic figures and church symbols, including as Father Mattá al-Maskīn, father Ibrāhīm ‘Abd al- Sayyid and Max Michel.
Riyād Sayf al-Dīn interviews the Catholic Patriarch in Egypt on issues to do with the church’s religious and political role, its stance on the ‘Da Vinci Code’ film and the war in Lebanon and on dialogue between Christian denominations and with other religions.
The author speaks about fundamentalism, noting it has negative impacts not just on the political arena but also on the arts and on creative works.
Al-Ahrām al-‘Arabī interviews the owner of al-Dār al -‘Arabīyah Li-al-‘Ulūm [Reviewer: The Arab publishing house for sciences], who is also the Lebanese publisher of Dan Brown’s best selling book, ’The Da Vinci Code.’
The author questions why, during a recent television interview, the opinions of two prominent writers about the ‘Da Vinci Code’ were describes as a rebellion guided by the devil even though they stressed that they were against the content of the film.
The author criticizes the ‘Da Vinci Code’ movie as defaming Christ, asserting that freedom of expression does not mean scorning religions.
The third seminar organized by the International Centre for Future and Strategic Studies and the Konrad Adenauer Foundation discussed the issue of cultural dialogue with the west. Participants at the seminar emphasized that efforts are being made to improve understanding and partnership between...
Dr. Ikrām Lam‘ī states the reasons why he thinks Egypt is heading towards a religion-based country.
The recent decision of the People’s Assembly to ban ‘The Da Vinci Code’ has provoked considerable controversy amongst Egyptian intellectuals, dividing opinions between those who defended the movie on grounds of freedom of expression and those who condemned it as blasphemous and misleading.
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