Displaying 11 - 20 of 34.
Ibrāhīm al-Jawharī was born in the city of Qaliyūb in the second half of the 18th century. In the small city’s kuttāb, he learned writing and arithmetic, in which he excelled. He used to trans-scribe the religion books, and distribute them to the church at his own expense. He cared to present the...
Her father was accused of betraying ʿUrābī and his revolution, and that he was a reason for facilitating the British to enter Egypt. She was also shocked by the death of her brother, who was the one who understood her most, despite her young age. When she was a child, she was forced to marry...
  In the event of Dā`esh claiming responsibility for the crime committed against the Coptic Orthodox Petrine Church on its official website on Tuesday evening, the question remains: Why the operation? And why now? And why against the Copts of Egypt?  
Brotherhood Secretary General, Mahmūd Hussain, denied seeking the mediation of Sa`d al-Dīn Ibrahīm president of the Ibn-Khaldūn Center for reconciliation with the current Egyptian regime.
Background:
The frist part of this recording is an interview with the Archbishop of the Aremenian Church in Turkey, Mesrob Mutfayan about the state of the church and the Armenian community in Turkey. The second part is a press conference with Natig Aliyev, the Director and President of the State...
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...
Background: Metropolitan Bīshūy, an Orthodox Copt is seen by many as a controversial figure for his outspoken statements in regards to other Christian denominations. In this interview, he is asked to comment on the Christian traditions in Egypt and refer to the Bible stories in regards to the Holy...
Two Turkish journalists face prison for publishing the cover of Charlie Hebdo Istanbul (Reuters) - A journalist from the Republic Daily newspaper has said that a prosecutor in Turkey has sought prison terms for two Turkish journalists for their publication of the cover of the French satirical...
Coptic Orthodox Pope Shenouda III is often praised, in particular by his own followers, for his ecumenical stances. The reality is, however, somewhat different, as the decisions of the Coptic Orthodox Holy Synod show. All synod meetings were presided over by Pope Shenouda, a strong and charismatic...
In this final installment of a three part series on the life of Nasr Hāmid Abū Zayd, Professor Stefan Wild of Bonn University paints a picture of the life and work of the late Egyptian scholar....  

Pages

Subscribe to