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A controversial book is released during the Christmas period denouncing Christians as apostates who can legitimately be killed.
‘Ādil al-Dawwī reflects on two recent events that created uproar in the Egyptian society: the crisis of the anti-Ḥijāb statements made by the Egyptian minister of culture, and the semi-militaristic parade of Azhar students who belong to the Muslim Brotherhood.
The author of the article, Dr. Wā’il ‘Azīz, discusses religious freedom versus freedom of expression. He calls on Muslims to acknowledge the achievements of all Muslim scholars and intellectuals, and asserts that no one has the right to issue fatwás of Takfīr against anyone unless they publicly...
Dr. Isaac Fānūs freely spoke his mind about the issues he found important. Dr. Fānūs was critical about ecclesiastical institutions and leadership, including those in his own Coptic Orthodox Church. In this interview religions are described as societal entities that humans have created and...
Many of the issues considered as belonging to the proven and known in Islām can change according to time and circumstances. What some think as protection from foreign danger is really a restriction of development that gives one group of clergymen the authority to control the beliefs and...
A student of higher studies at the Usūl al-Dīn [Fundamentals of Religion] Faculty, al-Minūfīyah branch of the Azhar University, wrote a PhD thesis deeming that the Rose al-Yūsuf periodical and founder were Kāfir. In week 50, AWR presented a series of reactions published in Rose al- Yūsuf. The...
The following lines review an interview with the Azhar Shaykh Dr. Sayyid Tantāwī in which the Shaykh expresses his complete ignorance of the Takfīr of Rose al-Yūsuf, and asks his interviewer to refer to other people or claim a file against the person.
Rajab al-Murshidī from Rose al- Yūsuf meets three members of the panel of evaluation of the Azhar Takfīr thesis who declare that there were many transgressions and errors in the thesis, and reveal that the panel will not accept the thesis unless its author makes certain revisions.
In an interview, Egyptian writer Muhsin Muhammad defends Rose al-Yūsuf against the Takfīr thesis that he considers to be null and void. Muhammad denounces the lack of liberty in Egyptian reality and foretells the coming of liberalism against the religious current.
Ibrāhīm Sa‘dah denounces the Takfīr of Rose al- Yūsuf, and highlights what he calls some “unjust” issues in the thesis of the Azhar researcher, calling on Azhar scholars and parliament members to take a positive role in defending intellectuals and education from unjust Takfīr.

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