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Egypt's intellectual life of the 20th century has witnessed a richness in publications on Islam written by great Egyptian authors and writers. Inspired by the biography of Muhammad, their works on the Prophet of Islam were not documentation of historical narratives. Different from scholarly debates...
Ṣawt al-Azhar magazine [Voice of al-Azhar] dedicates its edition on Wednesday, December 27, to celebrate the birth of Jesus Christ under the title “Peace Be upon Him the Day He Was Born”. The edition includes several topics underscoring how Islam and Muslims honor Jesus Christ and his mother,...
Ahmad Khālid continues his series of articles answering the pope’s controversial declarations against Islām. In his fourth article he asserts that Islām is a religion of truth that exalts God above everything. Islām, like Christianity before it, came to fulfill the world’s needs.
The attack on Islam and Prophet Muhammad seem to be ongoing. The author believes that a global Islamic plan should be drawn up to confront these offences and to specify whether to confiscate such books or make them available to readers.
The author recounts that Walīd al- Husaynī claims to have been dismissed only because he did not want to adhere to the teachings of the Tablīgh and Da‘wa group.
The report examines the definitions of polemics, the differing views of what constitutes polemics, including the Danish cartoons and the play in Alexandria which led to sectarian violence, Mīzān al-Haqq, a 19th century Christian polemical book against Islam and the Gospel of Barnabas, which is the...
Dr. Wolfram Reiss discusses the obstacles and opportunities identified by a German project and accompanying international dialogue on the revision of school textbooks in the Middle East, in terms of their treatment of Christianity.
Bibliotheca Alexandrina declared that it has withdrawn a copy of the “Protocols of the Elders of Zion,” which Jewish bodies consider as anti-Semitic, from the showcase of strange and rare books. Bibliotheca Alexandrina has also withdrawn five other books by Egyptian writers, mainly translations of...
Background about the life of Father Christian van Nispen in Egypt [member of the AWR-Editorial Board], his activities and his relationships with Muslim sheikhs and scholars.
In an interview with al-Ahrām, Dr. Khālid Abu al-Fadl, President George Bush’s appointee to the Commission on International Religious Freedom, gave his opinions on religious democracy, the secularization of religion and Islamic preaching.
Sāmih Kurayyim expresses his shock at Dr. Sayyid al-Qimnī’s recent statement, in which the intellectual renounced all his earlier work on Islamic issues and announced his intention to quit writing, despite his previous audacity.
Dr. Aziz Samuel reveals in his book The unknown years in the life of Jesus Christ, the spread of schools of modern criticism at the beginning of the eighteenth century. Such schools consecrated their efforts on attacking Christianity through false allegations that Christianity borrowed all its...
A Punjabi called Ghulam Ahmed claimed that there is a tomb of Jesus Christ in Kashmir. Ahmed founded a religious group that offends both Islam and Christianity. He once claimed that he was the Messiah and then claimed that he was a manifestation of the Prophet. The author believes that the story of...
In this 1949 article, the late Egyptian intellectual ‘Abbās al-‘Aqqād argues that the Muslim Brotherhood, which he says has sparked unprecedented sedition in Egyptian society, has dubious origins, saying that the grandfather of the Brotherhood founder was a watch fixer in Morocco, a job that was...
Capitalizing on the women’s poor knowledge, some unqualified women have set themselves us as dā‘iyas, despite lacking the requisite education or training.
The article is an interview with Mustafa Muhammad, a Brotherhood member of the Parliament who stirred the issue of poet Ahmed Al-Shahawi’s book “Commandments on Loving Women.” He explains why he is against the book and expresses the opinion that there should be a censorship by the Azhar over all...
The article is a response to an article published in Rose Al-Youssef about the Gospel of Barnabas. The author explains that Gospel of Barnabas did not appear until the 16th century. Actually this scripture is forged by Europeans in the 15th century and its description of the political and the...
Salah Shady, one of the prominent Brotherhood leaders wrote, “Hassan Al-Banna [founder of the Muslim Brotherhood] was the good seed for Islamic thought and Sayyed Qutb was the good fruit.” The life of Sayyed Qutb witnessed many conversions and unlimited mysteries. Qutb knew how to love and how to...
Abass Mahmoud Al-Aqad wrote that Barnaba’s Gospel contains much information that neither Jews nor Christians nor Muslims would believe in. According to the simplified Arabic Encyclopedia it is a fake book that was written by a European. Dr. Khalil Saada believes that it was written by a Jew, who...
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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