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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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