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Cornelis Hulsman became interested in the Israeli movement for peace between Israelis and Palestinians early on in his career. He was born into a Dutch Christian Reformed family deeply interested in Israel and convinced that the modern State of Israel was based on Biblical prophecies that God would...
Abstract: There is an urgent need for more fieldwork in Muslim-Christian relations in Egypt.  Too much reporting on these issues is either ideologically motivated or supported by insufficient data.  Dutch sociologist Cornelis Hulsman will provide examples from his work, including the conversion of...
Nearly two thousand years ago, a woman and a man escaped with their child into Egypt for fear of murder. They lived their days in terror and anxiety for fear of being caught by ruthless men, ignoring the threat they faced by predators hounding their modest caravan, and hunger and cold swiping them...
Background: Ṣaīdā, Samīra and Hind are Dutch students, studying Arabic at Leiden University in the Netherlands. All three are originally from Morocco and are now on exchange in Egypt. They share their experiences of living in Egypt and compare it to their Arab heritage. Furthermore, Majdī Ḥussaīn,...
Background: Egyptian ʿAyn Shams University Professor Rashād al-Shāmī and fellow colleague al-Baḥrawy discuss the Western belief of anti-Semitism being more prominent in the Arab World than anywhere else. Al-Shāmī mentions the popular Egyptian writer ʾIḥsān ʿAbd al-Quddūs and criticises his work as...
Previously, I have written in Arab-West Report about people who have influenced me, such as former Dutch Consul-General to Saudi Arabia, Daniel van der Meulen (1894–1989), who stimulated my interest in the Arab world and Muslim-Christian relations. Syrian-Orthodox Bishop, Samuel Aktash of the Tur...
  In this second of a three part series on the late Egyptian scholar Nasr Hāmid Abū Zayd, Professor P.S. van Koningsveld of Leiden University examines the humanistic, yet spiritual legacy of the controversial and beloved Egyptian theologian....    
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....  
This article gives a summary of the life and work of Coptologist and archaeologist Girgis Daoud (1930 – 2010).
AWR Editor-in-chief Cornelis Hulsman explains his disagreement with the views of Dutch scholar Dr. Matthijs De Blois about Israel and Palestine, following the release of De Blois book “Israel: A state in discussion?”

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