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Aḥmad Mu‘ammar reviews John L. Esposito’s book ’Unholy War: Terror in the Name of Islam’ that was released by Oxford University Press in November 2003. Mu‘ammar considers the book to be a respectable attempt to approach Islam by a Western scholar.
The article is the first in a series of articles that discuss the idea of a religious state. The author presents excerpts of articles that show the progression of the Muslim Brotherhood, and the influence that their ideals are currently having on society.
A description of a visit to the Convent of St. Dimyānah on the Occasion of the festival of Saint Dimyānah whereby Metropolitan Bīshūy provided the delegation with a detailed explanation of Coptic traditions related to the convent. Dr. Picard noted differences between the way Metropolitan Bīshūy and...
The author discusses Christianity in Egypt, and what it means to be a Copt living in a society that constantly struggles with social issues.
In the following review of the first article of Dr. Ahmad ‘Umar Hāshim’s series about the status of women in Islām, Dr. Hāshim points out the different rights given to women in Islamic Sharī‘ah.
Professor Muhammad Abdel Halim has dedicated the last seven years of his life to completing a new translation of the Qur’an published by Oxford University Press. All prior translators of the Qur’an employed the use of old English, but Abdel Halim uses modern English, which makes his translation of...
The revelation of each Qur’anic verse is related to certain events. It is necessary to know such events to understand the verse properly and apply it aptly. Muslims should know the time and the occasion in which a certain verse can be applied, in order to avoid problems and confusion.
The author expressed his support to Pope Shenouda in urging the government to put legal restrictions on the use of priests and monks uniforms, because unlike the Muslim sheikhs, they have spiritual authority over their followers.
What Al-Nabaa paper wrote about the expelled monk places us before two similar persons: the deviant who let his desire for the flesh lead him, and the journalist who made this corruption public. Al-Nabaa chose to spread corruption instead of virtue. Hurting the feelings of any sector of society,...
Father Morqos looked at a collection of books that damage national unity and criticize the Bible, claiming it is falsified. He believes anybody who thinks he should praise Islam has to defame Christianity and wonders why.


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