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The author discusses whether the Azhar curricula really need to be improved. He gives many examples of the Azhar schoolbooks to show that they should be changed. Many of the vocabulary used and even the ideas taught are obsolete and against modern sciences. The image of women portrayed in them is...
Ijtihad is no longer bringing about new human opinions that consider the conditions and changes of life but is simply studying the opinions of the predecessors and try to discover rules in their work. Those rules have been turned into holy rules without which no ijtihad can be made. Such...
The author asks whether extremist Islamic fundamentalist movements, which believe in jihad and martyrdom as ways of combating occupation, will grow with the US invasion of Iraq. The author also discusses the relation between the US and Islamic countries after the war. See Also: Art. 13: an article...
Wahhabism does not apply the true Islam. One of the crimes that Wahhabism committed against Arab thinking is that it brought forth a generation of sheikhs who established a form of backward Islam and flooded Muslims with fatwas they made to suit their ideas.
Both Christians and Muslims ought to be proud of the Coptic history of Egypt and of the unique role of the Coptic Church on both national and spiritual levels. The reason for such pride is that it represents a link in the chain of Egyptian history. The author expressed the opinion that nations do...
The issue of the possibility of establishing a political party by the Muslim Brotherhood is still on the surface. The Muslim Brotherhood is something like a self-centered powerful lobby or a subtly-integrated community within the society. They have their customs, traditions and rituals. As far as...
The dramatic scene through which the writer gives the pros and the cons to the idea of establishing an Islamic party for the Muslim Brotherhood continued in this article [see RNSAW week 49, article 6]. There are two friends. One of them welcomes having an Islamic party that would work to enforce...
S. M. Al-Homosani wrote Aqidaty he converted to Islam a year ago. When his family found out they threatened to kill him and forced him to sign a written confession that he has left Islam and returned. He asks if he is considered an apostate because he signed that confession, although deep in his...
In a book entitled " History of Islamic Shari’a," a Dutch Orientalist criticized the Sunna and tried to discredit the book "Al-Maota" by Imam Malik Ibn Anas. Professor Azziyya Ali Taha, who has her PhD in Sunna and who is a visiting professor of Hadith in European universities, refers to his claims...
Sub-title: The Prophet did not kill any Muslim who renounced his religion The book of the Islamic intellectual Gamal Al-Banna "Islam and the freedom of thought" which was issued lately, raised many questions concerning the issue of apostasy. This is an interview with Gamal Al-Banna who says: "My...

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