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Khalil Abdel Kareem´s book ”Al-Nass Al-Mu´assis Wa Mujtama´u” caused great controversy in the religious circles in Egypt. Some people asked for the confiscation of the book, which is believed to celebrate the ideas of some orientalists, defame the Prophet and his companions and raise...
Dr. Abdel Azeem Al-Mat’ani rejects the opinions Khalil Abdel Kareem as expressed in his book “Al-Nass Al-Mu’assis Wa Mujtama’u.” Abdel-Kareem believes that the Qur’an is an earthly made and not a heavenly revealed book and that its verses came up either to justify the mistakes of the Prophet and...
The general secretary of the Islamic Research Institution demanded the confiscation of many books, claiming that they imply apostasy and unbelief. One of these books is Khalil Abdel-Kareem’s “Al-Nass Al-Mu’assis Wa Mujtama’u” [The Principle Text and its Context] which was harshly criticized in Al-...
The author believes that this crisis was engineered as a way for outside bodies to become involved in Egypt’s internal affairs. He questions the aims behind publishing the article and the timing. He claims it was not an attack on Copts but on the whole of Egypt and national unity.
The Higher Council or Culture published a translated book titled "Women and sexism in Islam," by Laila Ahmed. Sheikh Abdel-Azim Al-Matani wants the book banned along with another book about the early years in the life of Mohammed. Farouq Hosni, Minister of Culture, defended publication of these...
Khalil Abdel-Karim’s book "The formation period in the life of Mohammed" is still causing controversy. The book claims that Islam is only a repetition of what Mohammed learned from earlier religions and Jewish books. The author argues that this is not the case and says he hopes nobody calls Abdel-...
Khalil Abdel-Karim, the author of "The formation period in the life of Mohammed," reached the conclusion that the first wife of Mohammed was Christian. He also discussed Mohammed’s many marriages. The author believes that there is nothing wrong in discussing such things and that the Azhar Scholars...
Khalil Abdel-Karim, the author of "The formation period in the life of Mohammed," was a member of the defense team of Dr. Nasr Abu-Zeid. He is a leader in the leftist Tagammu’ Party. He has an intense interest in books raising debates on civilizational heritage. In these books views are presented...
The author argues that Egyptian society can turn against those [The Azhar Scholars Front] who accuse it of apostasy. It can even give evidence that they work for the interests of bodies that aim to eliminate the cultural role of Egypt and accuse them of distracting Egyptians from their real...
Islamists are willing to present an accusation to the court to confiscate the book " The formation period in the life of Mohammed " and to have the writer and the publisher investigated on a charge of " scorning religion. The writer of the book said that the book was qualified by historical...
"The formation period in the life of Mohammed" written by Khalil Abdel-Karim caused widespread arguments. Dr. Abdel-Azim Al-Matani of the Azhar University accused the author of harming Islam and disfiguring the Prophet Mohammed. The book claimed that Mohammed imagined receiving the Qur’an from...
Khalil Abdel-Karim said that his book "The formation period in the life of Mohammed," was historical research relying on a number of traditions about Mohammed’s life before the Qur’an was revealed to him. The head of the [banned] Azhar Scholars Front said that the writer showed no respect for...
This is the story of the most famous sixteen books which were confiscated throughout this century because of the taboos in our society (on religion, sex, and politics) which stand, like a sword on the neck, in front of everyone who has a certain opinion while the freedom allowed in the Arab world,...
Profile of the left wing sheik, Khalil Abdel Karim
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