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Over the past forty years Egypt has witnessed several trends of organized and socially-framed religiosity. The first of these trends emerged at the end of the seventies and continued throughout the eighties of the last century, with the emergence of what was at the time named the ‘Islamic Awakening...
With the conquest/advent of Islam in Egypt in 641AD, the new faith, which had already conquered the Arabian Peninsula, made its first steps in Egypt, spread by the companion of the Prophet ʿAmrū Ibn al-ʿĀṣ, who would become Egypt’s first ruler. He intended to spread Islam throughout Egypt, in 642 A...
On Thursday,the Ministry of Endowments will hold a symposium at al-Ḥusayn Mosquetitled 'The Danger of Propaganda Rhetoric', Among the participants are Dr. ʿAbd Allāh al-Najjār, member of al-Azhar Islamic Research Academy, Dr. ʿUthmān Aḥmad ʿUthmān, Professor of Economy and the deputy of the Higher...
Mahallah city, Gharbia governorate, witnessed intensified security mobilization to protect private properties, banks, and governmental institutions as precautionary measures against expected clashes between revolutionary youth and the Muslim Brotherhood supporters. A barbed-wired fence was strung...
Shaykh Muhammad Hassān, an Islamic preacher, took 20,000 Salafists during a symposium in Beni Suef with an Italian young woman who recited the Muslim shahādah (creed) in both Arabic and English and declared her conversion to Islam amidst cheering and shrills of approval by the participants in the...
The Egyptian Minister of Endowments, Dr. Muḥammad Mukhtār Jumʿā has approved the memorandum submitted by Dr. Amīn ʿAbd al-Wājid, head of the Central Department of Mosques and Holy Quran Affairs, on the inauguration of the Quranic schools throughout the governorates of Egypt.
Although they are found all over the world, sculptures that represent nudity are still rejected by the conservative Arab societies. This rejection was manifested yesterday in the debate generated when Egyptian thinker and physician Khālid Muntaṣir published on his Facebook account a photo of the...
Egypt’s Religious Endowment branch office in Alexandria inaugurated on Sunday Qur’ān Schools in 50 congregational mosques in various districts of Alexandria to teach free of charge the recitation of the Qur’ān and religious lessons for all ages by specialized scholars and distinguished imams.
For the second time, the Islamic dā`iyah, `Abdallah Rushdī, reiterated his position on the Christian faith, in which he coined its followers as "unbelievers". A sharp argument broke out yesterday between him and the Islamic thinker Aḥmad `Abduh Māhir following the latter’s debate with Walīd Ismā`īl...
Dr. Muḥammad `Imāra, an Islamic Intellectual, said that renewing the religious discourse advocated by some people requires a climate of freedom, pointing out that freedom in Egypt is nearly non-existent. `Imāra added in his statements to Misr al-`Arabiyya, which he made on the side lines of the ‘...

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