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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
On Friday 29th July, the summer school students went back in time to explore the strikingly unique and enigmatic ancient Egyptian culture. As inquisitive students, I think that we all share an interest in the past, and we were therefore curious to delve into the mysterious and majestic lives of the...
Prof. Dr. Ahmed Ghobashy, a lecturer of modern and contemporary history at the Heliopolis University for Sustainable Development, proposed on July 3rd that Egypt can be seen as the cradle of religions. 
Since the arrival of the novel Coronavirus, COVID-19, human life has completely changed.  Every place of gathering whether for worship or entertainment has been closed to people.  However, this is not the first time in human history that mosques have been closed. 
The Center for Coptic Studies at the Bibliotheca Alexandrina is organizing a lecture tomorrow over Facebook Live entitled “Coptic Saint Corona…Patron Saint of Pandemics and Infectious Diseases.”  The lecture will be given by Dr. ʿIzzat Ṣalīb, expert of Coptic Heritage at the Ministry of Tourism and...
The role that ʿAwaḍ ʿIryān mosque plays in Banī Suwayf City is no less than the role that the biggest mosques in the governorate play.  ʿAwaḍ ʿIryān mosque is considered a genuine symbol for the region of “Muqbil” where a Christian majority lives.
In this op-ed, the author argues that ignoring the local and sectarian nature of the Armenian and Syriac genocides comes at the risk of having these sentiments resurface again.  He then focuses on how these events tie with the situation on the ground for Christians in Turkey and Syria and the...
The Bahāʾī Faith is a monotheistic religion that affirms the spiritual unity of the human race, focusing on three pillars that form the foundation of its teachings. 
In monopolizing tragedy and human suffering, Zionists have hoisted the Holocaust onto the political stage, using it as a psychological shield and as a preemptive media attack on a number of parties such as the Germans, Polish, and French, who have long been occupied with peace in the Middle East. ...
Mājid Kāmil, a senior researcher at the Egyptian National Library and Archives, said that Albert Gayet, French archaeologist, is incredibly important in the history of Coptic Studies as the one who discovered troves of Coptic textiles in the Anṣinā region in Hermopolis (al-Ashmūnīn).   

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