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Arab-West Report translated the lecture of Prof. Dr. Hans Achterhuis, who maintains that the crushing of the violent rule of the Anabaptists in the city of Munster in 1534 and 1535 resulted in the development of peaceful movement, which today are known under the names of Mennonites, Amish or...
This text is a translation of the Menno Simons lecture of Prof. Dr. Hans Achterhuis, November 2014. It was later published under the title “Vreedzaam vechten is de weg” (Peaceful fighting is the way) in the magazine 'Streven,' October 2015. It later was translated for and published by Arab-West...
Dr. Janneke Stegeman, a Dutch Protestant Christian theologian and researcher in the Old Testament, religion, conflict and peacebuilding, believes ecumenism between Christians, Muslims and Jews should be seriously considered. Stegeman’s arguments are given and so is the critique on her arguments by...
Archpriest Girgis Jamīl of the Virgin Mary Church in the village of Mīt Bashār, al-Sharqia governorate, said the MPs of the Muslim Brotherhood's Freedom and Justice Party (FJP), and mosque preachers successfully appeased angry local residents after a minor girl escaped and a number of Muslims...
A fact-finding commission sent by the Egyptian Organization for Human Rights (EOHR) to investigate the sectarian unrest in the troubled district of al-'Āmrīyah, Alexandria, revealed that the Christian families forced to leave their homes and property after clashes over a purported love affair...
Meanwhile, the church approved that the majority, the Muslim Brotherhood, should form a new government if the government of Dr. Kamāl al-Janzūrī was sacked on condition that it would be representative of all groups in the society, a church source said. Coptic Orthodox Pope Shenouda III wishes that...
At 6:00PM Dutch time today, the 8th International Coptic Commission Conference will be launched in the main conferences hall of Amsterdam.
Tomorrow (Tuesday) marks the first day of the Dutch Coptic Organization’s Annual Conference, in the Dutch capital of Amsterdam. The conference is titled “Modern Egypt Under the Shadow of the Contempt of Religions Law.” The conference will be attended by a selection of thinkers and...
Jacques Waardenburg is a Dutch emeritus professor and believes that most Muslim countries have great drawbacks, and that Muslims want and need to see values such as justice, security and democracy prevail. Regarding democracy, Waardenburg believes that, in principle, people should participate in...
On December 10, an SGP delegation met with Coptic Orthodox Bishop Musa about the draft Constitution and the place of Christians in Egypt. Michael Burslem did the language editing of this text and placed some comments. This text was sent to the SGP delegation for approval. Bishop Mūsā, however,...

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