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An the Islamic-Christian meeting was held in the grounds of the Islamic dialogue committee aimed exclusively at discussing current events, from September 11 up until the American attacks on Afghanistan. The chief of the international council for bringing the Islamic denominations together said that...
The article is in response to Dr. Muhammed Selim al-‘Awa´s article in al-Usbua on Islamic religious education, AWR, 2003, week 50, art. 24. Dr. Reiss gives an overview of Muslim religious education at Egyptian primary schools and disagrees with some of the conclusions of Dr. Muhammad Selim el...
In the late 1999s, President Mubarak issued presidential decree No. 453 of 1999 which orders the referral of requests for repair and restoration of places of worship to architectural administrations in local authorities. But, some people did not like this presidential decree, as if they hate to see...
The author gives examples of what he believes is external religiosity. He expresses the opinion that external religiosity is one of the consequences of “the crisis of identity” Egyptians are going through.
Metropolitan Abba Seraphim’s critique of a paper by Bishop Munīr on the relations between Muslims and Christians in Egypt, presented at the annual interfaith dialogue meeting of the Anglican communion and the Permanent Committee of the Azhar al-Sharif for Dialogue with the Monotheistic Religions.
. Islamic thinkers Gamal Al-Banna and Selim Al-Awa believe that the Qur´an does not state any worldly punishment for apostasy and that apostates are punished in the hereafter. They stress that calling for punishment for apostasy is not in accordance with the Qur´anic principle that there is no...
Wearing a veil has been widely criticized so this article looks at its history. It existed before Islam and is found in all of the heavenly religions, but only its use by Muslims causes comment. The veil is a symbol of chastity and purity not a political slogan.
It is true that many Qur´anic verses mention that God preferred Jews to the whole world. However, God favored the people of Israel to all other peoples only when they believed in the Torah and obeyed His orders. God also promised them with the Holy Land. But when Moses asked them to enter the...
Dr. Nabīl Luqā Bibāwī’s response to the questions posed by AWR concerning Yustina Saleh’s article on the second article of the Egyptian constitution.
A critique of the controversial work of researcher Yustina Saleh on the 2nd article of the Egyptian constitution, which states that sharī‘a is the main source of law.

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