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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...
Background:  Young Sudanese graduates from the Arab Baptist Theological Seminary (ATBS) in Lebanon, which educates its students in Christian worshipping and missionary work are interviewed. They want to serve their own churches back in Sudan as missionaries and talk about their path to Christianity...
Coptic activist Mīlād Ḥannā was born in June 1924 and is the co-founder of the left-wing opposition party al-Tajammuʿ Party. Ḥannā said that he could have easily been a minister if he had chosen to do some lip-service to President Mubārak; however, the fact that he has criticized the government on...
An Egyptian NGO that works in the field of services and social solidarity is allegedly helping Egyptian and foreign families to adopt children against the Egyptian law.
Spokesman of the Catholic Church in Egypt, Father Rfīq Grech responded to the accusations of bribing Sudanese to convert to Christianity and explained that the Catholic Church offers aids on humanitarian bases regardless of people’s’ belonging, alluding to the numerous social services the Catholic...
Drs. Cornelis Hulsman and Mads Akselbo Holm discuss the media coverage and accounts of the South Korean Christians who were being held hostage by the Ṭalibān. The authors show this issue contributed to a negative Muslim image of Christian missionaries.
Maḥmūd al-Imāmī presents the opinions of Muslim scholars about the Islamic view of Christian missionary organizations working in Islamic countries.
The Saudi police arrested three Egyptian brothers working in trade and charged them of missionary activity.
The press review deals with the charges directed against the Middle East Christians Association.
Predominant contemporary Western discourse directed to the Islamic world is not any better than the discourse of imperialistic invasions in modern history. The ecclesiastic discourse that was intended to convert all Muslims to Christianity. The Catholic Church discourses reject co-existence between...
Arab media primarily placed the war in Iraq in the framework of the religious dimension. Religion is present in the background of almost all articles. Reactions of religious institutions and figures and the impact of religion on the characters of both Bush and Saddam Hussein are the focus of...
A few days ago, Islamic thinker Dr. Muḥammad ‘Imārah was summoned by Judge ‘Abd al-Majīd Maḥmūd, the public prosecutor, to answer accusations brought against him by Lawyer Najīb Jibrā’īl, the head of the Egyptian Union of Human Rights Organization [EUHRO, see: http://www.euhroeg.com/], and Father...
In an interview with al-Dustūr, Dr. Ṣafwat al- Bayyāḍī, the head of the Evangelical denomination in Egypt, stressed the right of Egyptian Christians to proselytize their religious beliefs and denied claims that missionary activities in Egypt are financed by the Evangelical Church in the United...
Al-Sinbillāwīn city in Daqahlīyah governorate is experiencing sectarian strife after the disappearance of a Muslim girl. A Christian man and Christian employees in the Civil Status Department are suspected of involvement in the kidnapping.
Father Zakarīyā Butrus, the controversial priest who foments anger of Muslims, of Egypt in particular and the Arab world in general, through his programs which launched a no-holds-barred attack on the Islamic faith on ‘al-Hayāt’satellite channel, appears for the first time in Arab media.
Transcript of a speech presented by William Dalrymple at the American University in Cairo, highlighting his experiences traveling to Christian Holy sites throughout the Middle East, as well as his personal interpretation of political Islām. He includes references to both historical and present day...
The Taliban ruling Afghanistan denied recent reports about its agreement to exchange two Americans, who were accused, with another six aid workers, of Christian missionary activity in Afghanistan, for Omar Abdel Rah...
Groups that seek converts to Islām or Christianity via the internet have widely expanded. Contrary to the teachings of both religions, these groups are trying to attract girls using lies and deception.
A Christian missionary converted to Islam after reading the Qur’ān with the intention to find mistakes that could help him to invite Muslims to convert to Christianity. He wrote an important book on the issue.
Seven Copts detained by the State Security Investigation apparatus under the emergency law may be released next week. This event sparked wrathful demonstrations by some 8,000 Copts during the past ten days.

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