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Some are surprised when they see the popes and bishops of the Church laugh, or reveal some other aspect of human nature, as if faith somehow erases their humanity.  Yet the most important characteristic of popes and bishops is their humanity.  Despite the fact popes and bishops are buried in both...
This article was first published in: http://www.christianitytoday.com/ct/2011/marchweb-only/behindegyptrevolution.html Editor AWR: Paul-Gordon Chandler gives a good picture of Christian and Muslim cooperation which does exist but he neglects the negative examples and thus his presentation has...
The article presents an interview between Watani International and Dr. ‘Abd al-Mū‘tī Bayyūmī about the process that the Islamic Research Academy employs when choosing to approve or ban any literary works.
The following presents an interview with Tarek Heggy at the Center for Intercultural Dialogue and Translation. Drs. Cornelis Hulsman and staff members discuss sensitive issues throughout the Arab world.
In his great book “Yasou’ Ibn El Insan” [Jesus the son of man] Jobran Khalil Jobranجبران خليل جبران wrote two verses spoken by Mary Magdalene, in which she describes her condition with Jesus Christ as she knew Him...
The American University in Cairo warned a student she may be dismissed after she decided to wear the niqab and they prevented her from attending her classes. The student said that the administration of the University did not try to find a midway solution with her and just took this arbitrary...
Outraged Lebanese students held a sit-in in Beirut on July 20 to protest Egypt’s banning of the classic book "The Prophet" by the late Lebanese-American author Gibran Khalil Gibran. One week later, AFP reported (erroneously according to the Office of the Censor) that information Minister Safwat...
In response to a spate of articles in the British media alleging that censorship has banned more than 90 books in Egypt, Minister of Information Safwat El-Sherif has dismissed such reports as "sheer fabrication with no basis of truth." British media charged that this included the book " The Prophet...
The author argues against the findings of a religious panel formed to examine Jibran’s book "The Prophet" for any religious offence or transgression. The panel decided that there were not any religious offences or transgressions, yet they were opposed to the pictures drawn in the book by Jibran;...
In contrast to Egypt’s banning of books written by Khalil Gibran, the same poet is honored annually in the United States by means of awards given in his name.

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