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Transcript of a speech presented by William Dalrymple at the American University in Cairo, highlighting his experiences traveling to Christian Holy sites throughout the Middle East, as well as his personal interpretation of political Islām. He includes references to both historical and present day...
The review presents an interview with Max Michael and different responses from Coptic Orthodox figures.
Explaining the broad meaning of the concept of jihād in Islām, Muslim thinker Rajab al-Bannā quoted famous British writer Karen Armstrong’s definition of it as "struggle and effort, not a synonym for holy war as Westerners define it." Ahmad ‘Izz al-Dīn al-‘Arab wrote in a short article in al-...
The author discusses the issue of the ordination of women in various Christian denominations and traditions.
On August 2, 1997 the L.A Times published an alleged claim of Christians being tortured in Pakistan, but at the same time, nothing was mentioned about the confirmed massacres perpetrated daily by Israel, protected by the right of veto. On August 14, 1997, the same newspaper published an...
Father Athanasios Asak Henen; pastor of the Orthodox church in Greece answers an article of Mr. Fahmy Huweidy in el-Ahram in which he asked for the voice of the church against the American Copts’ claims that Copts in Egypt are subjected to persecution. The priest writes that social problems,...
The speech given by Lord Carey, former archbishop of Canterbury, at the opening of the second theological college in Alexandria.
Using the example of the differences between Ghana and South Korea, which in the 1960s had similar incomes per head, but which had completely diverged by the 1990s, Amartya Sen argues that one should avoid attributing the difference simply to culture, أ  la Huntington. Sen then challenges...
The author comments on the eighth general assembly of the Middle East Council of Churches. He believes it represents the beginning of a new stage in the history of the council. All members of the general assembly attended its sessions without any exception and they all participated effectively in...
The author comments on the reactions of Jews towards displaying the book “The Protocols of the Elders of Zion” in the Bibliotheca Alexandrina and the decision of the library to withdraw it. He believes that Israel does not leave any chance without exploiting it for more gain. All the time, it...

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