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In an opinion article published by Civic Egypt, Rāghib Al- Rikābī wrote about the difference between Islam during the early Islamic period of Mecca and the Islamic experience witnessed after the hijra, or emigration; the date of this event marks the beginning of the Muslim calendar. 
Members of the Social Solidarity and Family and Persons with Disabilities Committees in the House of Representatives suggested means and mechanisms for the development of religious discourse, after the announcement by Al-Sayed al-Sharīf. Undersecretary of the House. In a previous meeting of the...
The Muslim Brotherhood Organization expressed its dismay over the participation of Al-Azhar in the three-day international Islamic conference held lately in the capital of Chechnya, under the title “Who Are The Sunnis?”
In a press statement delivered yesterday, the minister of religious affairs, Dr. Muhammad Mūkhtār Jum`a, said that in the light of following the example of Prophet Muhammad, the ministry strives to revive the role of the early congregational mosque, since it was the first structure built by the...
Background: Father Christiaan van Nispen tot Sevenaer (15.3.1938 – 12.5.2016) was a Jesuit priest and had been in Egypt since 1962. Van Nispen had a PhD in Islam which he received in Serbonne, Paris. Besides his PhD, he also studied Philosphy and Islam and had been active in the formation within...
This paper is an attempt to outline and illustrate the many facets of the Arab media's reaction to the 2003 invasion of Iraq and the profound emotions it stirred in so many Arabs and Arab journalists. 
Daniel van der Meulen (1894-1989) deeply influenced the choice of Cornelis Hulsman to focus his studies on Muslim-Christian relations. This text describes the life and work of Daniel van der Meulen.
Dutch scholar Johannes Jansen contributed an essay – ‘The Religious Roots of Muslim Violence’ – to a 2011 anthology entitled, ‘Terrorism: Ideology, Law, and Policy’. In it he makes the case that violence and terrorism are part and parcel of the Islamic religion, traceable to its root sources at...
Polemics are poison to interfaith relations. Unfortunately the salve of dialogue and cooperation often fails to make as wide an impression, leaving wary religious communities under the assumption of mutual opposition. Polemics reduces ambiguity and nuance, allowing the non-specialist citizen to...

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