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Learning to think about religion/religions in a multi-disciplinary way Understanding the concept of “sacred history” Jewish, Christian, and Islamic Interpretations of sacred history
  Prof. Usama Nabīl, head of the French Department at the Faculty of Languages and Translation at Al-Azhar University, delivered a lecture on the Islamic-Christian dialogue at the Department of Politics at Sorbonne University. The lecture focused on the important value of dialogue in Islam.
A YouTube video in which an Egyptian (the text did not mentioned whether he is a Muslim or Christian) youth defiled the Qur’ān has sparked controversy amongst religious circles. The actions prompted a response from the Azhar officials, with Shaykh ‘Alī ‘Abd al-Bāqī stating that if he had acted in “...
An unidentified author in Rose al-Yūsuf magazine denies that Islam permits the punishment of those who revert from Islam. After citing examples from the Qur'ān and Hadīth, the writer goes on to say: “those who espouse radical religious ideas deny the role of reason because they wish to impose their...
My heart is greatly pleased by the relationship of love, fraternity and interconnection between the Christians and Muslims of Egypt. Christians and Muslims alike share each other's holidays and joys with all love, affection and compassion.
In celebration of the birth of the Prophet Muḥammad organized by the Ministry of Endowments [Awqāf] last Monday, the Grand Imam of al-Azhar, Dr. Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib delivered a speech that clearly manifested that the war launched against the Quranists has not ended yet. Dr. Aḥmad al-Ṭayyib attacked the...
Writing in 1999 for al-Usbūʿ newspaper, Hānī Zayyāt and Muṣṭafā Sulaymān expressed the
[Reviewer’s Note: Article II of the Egyptian Constitution reads, “Islam is the official religion of the state, Arabic its official language and the principles of Islamic sharī’ah are the main source of legislation”. Salafists seek removing the word ‘principles’ or replacing it with the word ‘...
The year 2012 witnessed a number of fatwás released by the Salafī preacher, ‘Abd al-Mun’im al-Shahāt. Insisting on the authenticity of his fatwá, he claims that according to Islamic Sunnah, the birth date of Jesus Christ is not in winter season, thus, harshly attacking Muslims who extend their...
Salafīs have saved the village of Sharbāt, al-Nahdāh neighborhood, in the western Alexandria district of al-'Āmrīyah, from a conflagration that could have consumed everyone in its way, said the spokesman for the Salafī al-Nūr (Light) Party, the second largest in the Egyptian parliament. 

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