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In the article, the author argues that Jewish religious traditions and the Old Testament were strongly influenced by the Egyptian ethical and social code, which preceded Moses by hundreds of years.
The Ḥijāb is not an obligation in Islām, and it is dangerous to easily classify certain concepts under the known and proven. Islām needs innovating scholars who are able to bring it up to date while maintaining the sense of Sharī‘ah, depending on the reasonable interpretation of the Qur’ān and the...
The fact that the Muslim leaders were called caliphs or the Amīr of the believers gave the political authority in Islām a religious and a legal dimension. Islām did not know the meaning of Ummah except in the time of the Prophet. All the Islamic authorities after the time of the Prophet were...
This review, in the context of ramifications from the culture minister’s controversial statements on the Ḥijāb, discusses various opinions on whether the Ḥijāb is a religious obligation and how such controversial discussions should be tackled by society, religious and political bodies...
Chancellor Sa‘īd al-‘Ashmāwī complains about the lift of his police protection to the Ministry of Interior.
The author articulates some basic rules of interfaith dialogue, which he asserts should be followed by all parties.
An Egyptian secular Muslim living in Italy says that the Pope’s discourse should be discussed and understood in an objective way, far from fundamentalism and violence.
The author reviews a book made by Egyptian famous intellectual Sa‘īd ‘Ashmāwī, in which he tackled the hijāb issue and other controversial issues related mainly to Muslims’ clothes.
Rose al-Yousuf devotes a file to the increasing phenomenon of the hijāb in Egypt.
The Muslim Brotherhood’s demonstrations in support of the independence of the Egyptian judiciary have posed many questions over the group’s respect for the current “positive laws,” Mustafa Bayyoumī writes.


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