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Dār al-`Ain Publication organizes a book-sharing evening on Sunday, March 13, 2016, to discuss the work of late Egyptian writer Abu Saif Yūsuf.
Analyzing the recent death sentence of the man who killed six worshippers outside a Coptic church in Naj‘ Hammādī on Christmas last year, journalist Gamal Nkrumah discusses diverse opinions on the court’s verdict and on Muslim-Christian relations in general. Copts reacted with satisfaction and...
Osama al-Ghazoly is a seasoned journalist who we asked to evaluate the media discourse on Izbet Bushra, paying special attention to coverage given to expatriate Coptic websites. Since some of these websites make reference to human rights reports produced in Egypt, Osama has also involved these...
Hulsman flags up articles 5-8 in this issue that concern sūrah 2:256 of the Qur’ān and whether it is abrogated or not. He also draws the reader’s attention to a number of article that focus on issues that threaten the social peace of society
The Egyptian press has referred to Muhammad Sven Kalisch’s text about the Prophet Muhammad as an offence against Islam. However if the type of analytical approach he uses can be applied by Muslims toward the Bible then Muslims must accept it when others do the same about Islam. The effects of the U...
Hulsman comments on the recent sectarian tensions in Fayyūm that were mentioned in this issue and highlights an article by Tarek Heggy about the role of the Egyptian state in Muslim-Christian tensions.
The recent fire at the Church of the Holy Virgin in Sakha may have unfortunately damaged the church building but it also proved to be an example of Muslims and Christians cooperating to solve a problem. Local Muslims and Christians worked together to put out the fire and rescue valuables from...
Rumors have spread about the escalating tension between the Coptic public and the church leadership. While many voices complained about the “tyranny” of the church leadership, church sources denied the rumors and attributed the problems and protests to misunderstandings.
The Egyptians Against Religious Discrimination [EARD] group held its first national conference last weekend. The conference was supposed to be held at the Journalists Syndicate but after journalists stopped participants from entering the premises it was moved to the headquarters of the Tajammu...
The following issue of AWR presents a number of articles on the recent disputes around the monastery of Abū Fānā, Upper Egypt, including AWR interviews with governor Ahmed Dia el-Din, father Dumadios from the Monastery of Abu Fana, the head of the Arab Bani Khaled tribe, two prominent shaykhs, four...
The chaos of fatwás being issued against those accused of takfīr has risen again. The following article discusses the impact that these fatwás have on the image of Islam, and on social cohesion.
Nabīl ‘Abd al-Fattāh discusses the complicated problem of sectarian sedition in Egypt, and examines the causes behind the increase in sectarianism in society.
Drs. Hulsman points to the issues of conversion, and the negative sentiments that are stirred when these sensitive issues are discussed publicly and by means of the media.
The author tackles the reasons for the current sectarian anger in Egyptian society, calling for the punishment of those who incite violent religious incidents.
Kees Hulsman prepared a paper on the need for self-criticism of Christians in dealing with Muslim-Christian relations. Comments on the mentality in Egyptian society resulting in a lack of trust. Nabīl ‘Abd al-FattāḤ writes that since the early 1970s, scarcely a year passes without sectarian...
Nabīl ‘Abd al-Fattāḥ analyzes the recent crisis of the British schoolteacher who was arrested in Sudan on charges of insulting Prophet Muhammad. He says that Arabs and Islamic states need a realistic, intelligent way of understanding cultural diversity.
Nabīl ‘Abd al-FattāḤ wrote an excellent article on some biased Western authors. Sāmih Fawzī believed that the mental image of the West in Arab minds is one of the main obstacles to successful dialogue between the West and Arab nations.
The recent clash between journalists and the grand Imām of the Azhar after the latter’s controversial speech, in which he demanding punishing rumor-mongers and false reporters with 80 lashes, has marked a new critical turning point in the already-strained relations between non-governmental press...
Samīr Marqus presented hints of the life and achievements of the great Coptic thinker William Sulaymān Qilādah in the field of Egyptian nationalism movement.
The author discusses the formation of Islamic parties such as the Muslim Brotherhood’s unfinished party, the "Union for Freedom" Party, and the would-be al-Wasat Party. The author relates this recent phenomenon to the sweeping victory of the Justice and Development Party in Turkey. He criticizes...

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