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The article reports on a decision of the Azhar’s Islamic Research Academy that prevents Christian or Jewish wives, as well as children of a Muslim man, from receiving inheritance from him after his death.
The Azhar is experiencing a controversy between scholars who call for the purification of fiqh heritage and those who believe fiqh already contains rules of extended applications and that no scholar now is able to understand such rules.
The author interviewed Dr. Muhammad al-Shahhāt on the activities of the Supreme Council for Islamic Affairs.
The author questions whether the length of time between the issuance of religious texts and when they are read by contemporary readers makes a difference to their meaning and whether or not they are still able to convey the same meaning that they did when they first appeared.
Muslim scholars assert that demonstrations of sabotage and protests which harm the country and the people’s interests are religiously forbidden.
Dr. Zaynab Radwān, the deputy speaker of the Egyptian People’s Assembly’s controversial argument about women issues under Sharī‘ah is still creating heated discussions in the lay and religious milieus in Egypt. The following lines shed light on the different arguments.
Zainab Abd al-Allāh comments on an article that promoted the marriage of Muslim women to Christian males. She cites the views of some Muslim scholars on this issue.
Saudi and Egyptian Muslim scholars welcome King ‘Abd Allāh Ibn ‘Abd al-‘Azīz’ initiative to launch an interreligious dialogue process between Islam and the other heavenly religions.
Dr. Jibrā’īl sheds light on what he considers to be a violation of freedom of creed in Egypt and argues that in spite of the several legislations and constitutional texts that confirm the freedom of creed and principles of citizenship, the reality is still far removed from the aspiration of...
Dr. Zaynab Radwān, the deputy speaker of the Egyptian People’s Assembly created heated debates in Egypt when she stated that a woman’s testimony in court is equal to that of man and that the non-Muslim wife of a Muslim husband should enjoy the same rights to inherit from her husband. The...

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