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Muftīī of the Republic, Dr. ‘Alī Jum‘ah, severely criticizes religious opinions proclaimed by non-specialists on satellite channels and said these opinions, which should not be called fatwás, cause confusion amongst Muslims. He urged society to adopt a common culture to confront these opinions.
The author comments on the changes that happened to the Egyptian way of thinking and reaction.
The author is very upset about a Christian author writing in a very negative way about Islam. He advises Christians to refrain from writing about Islam.
The author criticizes Islamic writer Muhammad ‘Umāra and his contradictory positions, shifting from Marxism to Islamist extremist ideologies.
Dr. Nasr Abu Zayd is upset about the media debate on Islam in the West. Abu Zayd rejects the view that Islam should be held responsible for extremist attacks. The political discourse as reflected in Western media did not mind its language. The media debate on Islam is getting more entrapped in the...
In an interview with al-Ahālī, Egyptian intellectual Dr. Nasr Hāmid Abu Zayd, who left Egypt after Islamists filed a lawsuit against him accusing him of apostasy and forcibly divorcing him form his wife, speaks out on the current stagnant situation of Egyptian society.
The article covers the speeches given by Dr. Nasr Hamid Abu Zeid and Dr. Hassan Hanafy, philosophy professor, in a seminar titled “Criticism in Philosophy and Social Ideology" held as part of the activities of the conference of the Philosophical Association.
The article is an interview with Nabil Abdel Fattah, assistant manager of Al-Ahram Center for Political and Strategic Studies, on the issue of renewing the religious discourse. He comments on the attempts of some intellectuals to associate the concept of renewing the religious discourse with the...
The Azhar decided to ban Dr. Nasr Hamid Abu Zeid´s book “Al-Khetab Wa Al-Ta´weel” [Discourse and Interpretation], allegedly because it challenge two main pillars of Islam: monotheism and the [divine] preservation of the Qur´an. The author comments that this argument indicates accusing Abu Zeid of...
The author criticizes Dr. Muhammad Emara and his research about a book by Dr. Nasr Hamid Abu Zeid titled “Al-Khetab Wa Al-Ta´weel” [Discourse and Interpretation]. Emara stressed that the book should not be circulated because it doubts two of the principles of Islam. Dr. Abu Zeid sent an e-mail...

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