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Last Sunday in St Peter’s Church, next to the Cathedral, where Coptic Christians were praying in their Church and raising their hands and their hearts to their God in praise, seeking peace on Earth and peace for their country, when a young man in his twenties entered, carrying on his body an...
Background: Reverend Dr. Samuel Ḥabīb was an evangelical pastor and founder of the Coptic Evangelical Organization for Social Services (CEOSS). It was a very well planned organization, says Ḥabīb, and he employed a man from the United States to work with him on a plan for a special gathering. Most...
Background: Shaykh Yūsuf al-Badrī says Egyptian society is as any society; the impoverished mixed with the wealthy, those who can read and those who cannot. Egypt is a mixed society, but he thinks that Egypt has many resources such as petrol, land, water and metal to make it rich. The main problem...
Background: Dr. Muḥammad Saʿīd al-ʿAshmāwī (1932 – 7.11.2013) was an Egyptian Supreme Court judge and former head of the Court of State Security. He was a specialist in comparative and Islamic Law at Cairo University and is often described as “one of the most influential liberal Islamic thinkers...
On August 30, 2015, week 36, AWR published Part One of Kāmel `Abd al-Fatāh's “ Religion and Politics in Egypt”. AWR is happy to publish Part Two:  Egyptians were always remarkably rich in understanding of the Divine and His message to them. They understood the Divine Law operating in Nature all...
AWR was pleased to cooperate with Encounter, a program of ABC radio, Australia. For the interviews and transcript of ABC please check this address: http://www.abc.net.au/rn/encounter/stories/2011/3147651.htm#transcript  
Samīr Marqus begins by quoting the celebrated Egyptian writer Najīb Maḥfūẓ from one of his major works: "The problem of the Copts is that of the people. If they are persecuted, so are we; if they are liberated, so are we." Marqus says this means "there will be no salvation for the Copts in...
In this final installment of a three part series on the life of Nasr Hāmid Abū Zayd, Professor Stefan Wild of Bonn University paints a picture of the life and work of the late Egyptian scholar....  

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