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An article, written by the Muftī of Egypt, Dr. ‘Alī Jum‘ah, was published on the Muslims Speak Out on-line forum and affirmed that unless they disturb public order, those who revert from Islam face no worldly punishment.
The article discusses the new phenomenon of female Muslim preachers who deliver religious lessons either at mosques or at homes. The article reports on the opinions of Muslim scholars about the phenomenon.
The author classifies those who issue Fatwás in our modern time into three major categories; scholars with some knowledge about Islam but who refuse to recognize modern needs of the era, scholars who have little knowledge of Islam but who have modern appearances to convince people with what they...
Hibah Bayyūmī discusses the developments in the lawsuit filed by a number of Muslims who had converted from Christianity to Islam and now demanded to re-convert to their original religion, mentioning the opinions of Muslim and Christian intellectuals on the issue.
The article discusses the platform of the long-awaited Muslim Brotherhood party. When Dr. ‘Abd al-Mu‘tī Bayyūmī rejects the idea of establishing the Islamic Ummah, Sāmiḥ Fawzī refers to their trend to turn the basis of the political process from patriotic into sectarian.
Muhammad Sayyid reports on different opinions of Muslim scholars concerning the recent Fatwá that permits ‘Urfī marriages.
The recently erupted sectarian violence in al-‘Ayyāt...
The author refers to a book by Dr. Abd al-Mu‘ṭī Bayyūmī entitled, ‘Al-Islām wa-al-Dawlah al-Madanīyah,’ [Islam and the Civil State] which condemns the narrow view and intolerance of some Islamic groups.
The article provides a listing of articles on two controversial Fatwás issued by the Muftī of Egypt and a professor at the Azhar University. The first fatwá says that the prophet’s urine used to be given to his companions for blessings. The second one urges working women to breastfeed their male co...
The Supreme Council of Culture held a symposium on religious interaction in Egypt. It discussed a number of issues, including the gaps that hinder interaction and communication between Muslims and Christians. Dr. Āmna Nusayir, a symposium participant, affirmed that Egypt has accomplished complete...

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