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Learning to think about religion/religions in a multi-disciplinary way Understanding the concept of “sacred history” Jewish, Christian, and Islamic Interpretations of sacred history
Prof. Dr. Ahmed Ghobashy, a lecturer of modern and contemporary history at the Heliopolis University for Sustainable Development, proposed on July 3rd that Egypt can be seen as the cradle of religions. 
It was a great generosity from Arab West report, and my friend Cornelis Hulsman, the editor in chief, to introduce me to make this interview with Prof. Schleifer, who has a life-long unique intercultural engagement with an amazing experience and a very successful career. This interview was recorded...
The conflict between the Coptic and Ethiopian Churches over the ownership of the Monastery of the Sultan [dayr al-Sulṭān] that lies in the Old City of Jerusalem began in 1820 and was impacted by the situations in the two countries and involvement of other international groups, who used the issue as...
The Israeli-Gaza conflict is part of the Israeli-Palestinian conflict which is a conflict fueled by conflicting ideologies and beliefs. Many religious Zionists base their political claims on Biblical prophesies such as Amos 9: 8-15, which promises the restoration of Israel. How can one read a text...
The Coptic Orthodox Church’s stance on the Palestinian cause is tied to the church’s stance on the Egyptian state.  If the pope agreed with the head of state, the church identified with its official position.  However, if the church didn’t agree with the state, then it took a stance inconsistent...
A decades-old conflict between Egyptian and Ethiopian monks over the ownership of the Monastery of the Sultan [dayr al-Sulṭān] in Jerusalem has flared up once again.
At the age of 91, Egyptian citizen Albert Arie, one of the few remaining Jews in Cairo, passed away on Thursday. His passing has reopened disruptive conversation about the story of a man who remained proud of his patriotism and also the heritage of Egyptian Jews.
Pope Francis’s visit to Iraq and his meetings with political and religious leaders is a powerful move by the pope to spread peace and bring hope to a country where there appears to be no limit to its suffering.  However, the trip is also a powerful reminder of the trial and tribulations of...
The Israeli Health Minister Yaakov Litzman said that he is praying that the messiah will come shortly before Passover, the symbol of deliverance, to save Israelis from the Coronavirus.  Litzman, who is affiliated with the United Torah Judaism Party, an ultra-Orthodox Jewish Party associated with...

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