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The Kingdom of Saudi Arabia revealed in a statement of its embassy yesterday that all Qur’ān copies of the King Fahd Complex are correct
The Egyptian Ministry of Awqāf decided to apply a more holistic approach to Qur’ān Schools in major mosques to teach Quranic sciences and to protect young people from the influence of extremist groups.
After the spread of a video by Egyptian writer Yūsuf Zaydān claiming that the Aqsa Mosque mentioned in the Qur’ān as a destination for the Prophet Muhammad’s Isrā’ and Mi’rāj journey is not the one currently located in Palestine, a wave of Egyptian and Arab reactions has been raised.
There are many arguments regarding why women have stopped reading Qur’an out loud; it has been claimed that it was an attempt to constrain women in their social lives. Historically, women were used to mourn loudly at funerals in an attempt to create an emotional scene. Over time, the cultural base...
The ideas presented by researcher Islām Biḥayrī aim to renew religious discourse by updating, criticizing, and purifying it from impurities that have been associated with it over time. 
  In this second of a three part series on the late Egyptian scholar Nasr Hāmid Abū Zayd, Professor P.S. van Koningsveld of Leiden University examines the humanistic, yet spiritual legacy of the controversial and beloved Egyptian theologian....    
During his Friday prayer speech, Azhar University professor Dr. Ismā‘īl al-Bādī described questioning Qur'ānic verses and whether they were added before or after Prophet Muhammad’s death as slander. He cited various Qur'ānic verses as proof of the Qur'ān being impossible to distort because it is...
Dutch journalist Eildert Mulder carried out a series of discussions and forums in cooperation with the Arab-West Report to discuss his book “De Omstreden Bronnen van de Islam” (The Contested Sources of Islam). He met with Muslim intellectuals Jamāl al-Bannā, Dr. Sayyid al-Qimnī and with Belgian...
Publisher: Uitgeverij Meinema, Zoetermeer, The Netherlands (2009)Translator: Sandra HeijdenEditor: Alexander Wamboldt The preface to Eildert Mulder and Thomas Milo’s 2009 book ’The Contested Sources of Islam’, where the authors introduce the four German revisionist historians whose theories about...
The article presents an interview with Safwat Hijāzī discussing different issues such as those about the attacks against da‘iyahs, insulting Islam and the Prophet Muhammad, monopoly, normalization, and organ donation. He was also asked about his opinion on Christian attempts to Christianize Muslim...
Following a response from Dr. Hans Jansen which outlined the books that state that Sūrah 2:256 is abrogated, Hulsman and Dukhān investigated the issue further and researched the viewpoints of number of prominent Islamic websites as well as the opinion of Dr. ‘Abd Al-Mu‘ti Bayyūmī.
Drs. Hulsman comments on a frequently referenced Qur’ānic verse that comments on compulsion in religion, and the misinterpretation that frequently accompanies the verse.
‘Abd al-Karīm has been sentenced to four years in prison after he was charged with instigating sedition.
The article represents the opinions of Muslim scholars about the Tunisian researcher’s book ‘Tarīkhyyat al-Da‘wah al-Muhammadīyah’ [The History of the Muhammadan Call].
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...
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