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David D. Grafton is a Lutheran pastor of the Evangelical Lutheran Church of America, and a scholar of both Christianity and Islam. As a scholar Dr. Grafton is explicitly involved in interfaith relations as a graduate of Christian theology and a professor of Islamic Studies. While serving as pastor...
 Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said at a conference in Jerusalem that “anti-Semitism is being spread anew in the world today, especially in the Middle East and the West.” He added, “anti-Semitism is spreading in the most fanatical regions of the Middle East, saying that it prevails in...
The relationship between expatriates living in Egypt and Ramadan can be a love-hate relationship. Some might argue that Ramadan is the ‘most unproductive month of the year’. People work less hours and businesses can get a bit slow. On the other hand, however, very few can deny the level of...
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....  
The autobiography of a former Muslim Brotherhood member has been banned by the Islamic Research Academy. However critics expected that it would be heralded by scholars as a warning against fundamentalism.
Umar Bakrī Bakrī describes the sentence issued against ‘Iz al-Dīn as unjust and unfounded, and reveals the double standards as well as the injustice inflicted upon Muslims who reject the U.S-British invasion of Iraq and Afghanistan.
The author believes that even if Islam is the solution, Muslims themselves are the problem. Whenever they have weapons, they direct them towards their countries’ regimes even if the regimes govern in the name of Islam.
Liberal Islamic thinker Nasr Hāmid Abū Zayd participated in a cultural festival that was organized in Beirut and Cairo at the same time. After the difficulties encountered to hold Abū Zayd’s lecture in different places, the lecture was given at the American University in Cairo where Abū Zayd...
Drs. Hulsman and Dr. Burslem provide a detailed report on Muslim-Christian relations based on a review of Dr. Hugh Goddard’s book, commenting on a number of issues including Western perceptions, mis-interpretations, and examples of recent incidents involving Muslims and Christians.

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