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[The text was written as a chapter for Freedom of Belief and Christian Mission, Edited by Hans Aage Gravaas, Christof Sauer, Tormod Engelsviken, Maqsood Kamil and Knud Jørgensen. Regnum Edinburgh Centenary Series, Vol.
Abstract: There is an urgent need for more fieldwork in Muslim-Christian relations in Egypt.  Too much reporting on these issues is either ideologically motivated or supported by insufficient data.  Dutch sociologist Cornelis Hulsman will provide examples from his work, including the conversion of...
This is a comment on an article with a similar title published on April 13 on a blog called “Salamamoussa. Reclaiming Egypt,” named after Salāmah Mūsá (1887-1958). He was a well-known journalist, writer, and advocate of secularism and Arab socialism who was born into a wealthy, land-owning Coptic...
The majority of articles containing Coptic population figures were not published in several major English-language newspapers until after 1956.
  Is Islam responsible for the recent increase in sectarian violence against Coptic Christians? AWR Chief Editor Cornelis Hulsman responds in this week's editorial.      
As so many many also Worldvision called us for information. But providing information does not always result in reporting that we would agree to. We introduced Worldvision to a medical doctor who is a good friend of ours. This is what they reported:   Weeks of protests in Egypt in the midst of...
Cornelis Hulsman interviewed Munīr Fakhrī ‘Abd al-Nūr and discussed Christian emigration from Egypt, the need to build up Egypt into a democratic state again and the importance of dealing with Egyptian problems within Egypt and not as a result of foreign interference.
Sāmih Fawzī discusses Egypt’s emigration problem, the need for greater transparency and Coptic expatriates. He also calls on Christians to be active players in Egyptian society andbelieves that in the modern age socio-economic factors are more of a uniting force than religion.


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