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Dr. Christiaan van Nispen s.j., professor in Islam and philosophy at the Catholic seminary in Maadi, Cairo, and a member of the Editorial Board of the RNSAW, concludes with the impression that the US Copts Association practice exactly what they accuse those Muslim intellectuals to do, that is to...
Prof. Dr. Tareq Mitri, Coordinator Interreligious Relations and Dialogue of the World Council of Churches and member of the Board of Advisors of the RNSAW, calls for caution against political misuse of a theological discussion.
The November 23 article of Al-Musawwar, "Is the West still Dar Kufr," resulted four days later (November 28) in a campaign by the US Copts Association against the use of the word kuffar for Christians. The association claims that calling someone a ’kafir’ [’kafir’ is the singular of ’kufar’] is a...
According to Sheikh Youssef Al-Qaradawi, there are three kinds of kufr [unbelief]. There is atheism [elhad], which is a total denial of the existence of the Almighty God. There is polytheism [shirk], which means believing in more than one god. The third kind is the denial of Islam and the message...
The book "The New Crusader War" mentioned a fatwa to the effect that if the murderer of the innocent people in America is a Muslim, he has to pay half the diyya [compensation money] to the families of murdered Muslims and nothing more. Usama Bin Laden expressed the same opinion when he was asked...
It has become dangerous to tell simple people frankly that the Afghan and Jihad Islamic groups do not understand politics and that they are the reason behind the tragedy of Afghanistan. It has become clear that such groups, intentionally, involve Arabs, Muslims and Islam in an absurd unequal...
Veiled actresses considered cinema star Souad Hosni to have died a non-Muslim because she committed suicide. Therefore Muslims should not pray over her body. Some went as far as claiming she should not be buried in a Muslim graveyard.
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...
The president of the "Islamic Legal Court" and the spokesman of the Shari’a [Islamic law] Supporters Group urged Muslims not to vote in the coming British elections. They argued that a person who voted for a man to make laws was an unbeliever [Kafir]. The author believes that their opinions mean...
"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...

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