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A website of a London-based Islamic organization has accused the prominent thinker Dr. Ḥasan Ḥanafī of Kufr [apostasy].
Subtitles:- I never play with my words or dress them up, I just take care of everything.- America feels easy at heart with some Islamic tendencies. It even defends their interests.- The security system will not stand still towards violence.- I am not an Islamic writer, but a Muslim writer.- Wearing...
The author reviews the recommendations of the 4th expatriate Copts conference held in the state of New Jersey, which included demands to amend the second article of the constitution asserting that Islam is the State’s official religion, and an official apology for the regime’s crimes against the...
Dr. Abdel-Azeem Al-Mata’ani has been behind most of the cases of accusing writers of kufr [unbelief]. The latest writer he accused of disbelief is Ahmed Al-Shahawi because of his book "Commandments on Loving Women." The author believes that because Al-Mata’ani was not paid the attention he always...
Interview with Dr. Mohammed Sayyed Tantawi, Grand Sheikh of the Azhar, about a range of actual subjects in Egypt, including regulating pilgrimage, his opposition to the embargo of Iraq, religious censorship, the new magazine of the Azhar, a fatwa on taking loans, presenting religious personalities...
Dr. Ahmed Sobhi Mansour said that he had been treated unfairly by many people just because he opposed them in their opinions. He said he did not deny the Sunna, but he asked the scholars of the Azhar to delete the mistakes that were committed when the Sunna was written.
The denier of the Sunna, Ismail Mansour, accused Al-Shafi’i of being a deceitful person. He used to misinterpret the Hadiths. He (Mansour) declared that he rejected the Hadiths. By denying the Sunna, he said that he was following the teachings of the Prophet.
The RNSAW consulted Dr. Abdel Mo’ti Bayoumi, head of the College of Religious Fundamentals (’usul el-Din) about Rashad Khalifa and Ahmed Sobhy Mansour and the attacks on them in al-Ahrar.
The writer says that the issue of intercession was settled by scholars a long time ago. He also stresses that this intercession is for Muslim believers only.
The author of this article says that there are two reasons for the "stinking smell" of the Ibn Khaldoun Center project of rewriting certain syllabuses for schools. These are: first, the life of the people responsible for this project. Second the ideas of the project itself.
The controversy over the reality of Prophet Mohammed’s intercession on Doomsday has been dramatically aggravated after controversial thinker Dr. Moustafa Mahmoud repeatedly emphasized that there is no such a thing as intercession. His opinion stirred the emotions of Sheikhs and Muslim scholars who...
The author of this article charges that Sobhi Mansour has been denying the ’hadith qudsiyya’ without proof, and lied about the opinions of scholars in certain issues.
Among the leading opponents to what Dr. Mustafa Mahmoud is saying about the non-existence of the intercession of the Prophet Muhammed and the rejection of the Sunna is Dr. Ahmed Omar Hashem, president of the prestigious Azhar University. In this interview with Al-Musawwar he tried to answer all...
Whenever there is any dispute about a religious matter, all the people will be waiting for the opinion of Al-Azhar or its fatwa [legally binding opinion] concerning this matter. This will relieve people of their doubts. But when the Azhar keeps silent... then who will answer?
The article claims that the educational curricula being developed at the Ibn Khaldoun Centre is part of a Zionist plot to destroy faith and Islam. It attacks Ahmed Mansour, an academic who was sacked from his job at Al-Azhar University for claiming that the prophets, including the prophet Mohammed...
The Sharia is based on Qur’an and Hadith. But most hathiths are very weak and probably are not even true, argues the author. The author describes differences within the Azhar.
The writer replies to what he views as attacks on Islamists writers who confront communist and secular writers. The current case being that of Dr. Bayoumi’s defense of Dr. Hassan Hanafi.
[Editor in April 2002: This response was written for the RNSAW and at the same time offered for publication to an Egyptian publication. We can no longer trace in our archive which publication this was] Dr. Yehia Ismael Halboush claimed that Dr. Abdel Mo’ti Bayoumi judges by double standards as he...
Dr. Yehia Ismail attacks Dr. Abdel Mo’ti Bayoumi for defending Dr. Hassan Hanafi. In a comment on this article Dr. van Nispen argues that this attack of Dr. Ismail is unfair because he takes quotes of Hanafi out of context.
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