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Dr. Muhammad  Ṣalāḥ agrees with the report „Inside the Jihadi Mind“ of the Tony Blair Foundation that the ideology if IS needs to be confronted. Ideology only can be confronted by another ideology. Communication is needed. “We need dialogue with Dāʿish and anyone else to bring them back within the...
Al-Wafd published the story on Runderkamp's film on its website on December 5. This was strange since it was not in their printed publication. The Wafd text was mailed by imām Fādil Sulaymān to Cornelis Hulsman, Jayson Casper with the question "Dear brothers, what do you think about this Dutch...
ContentsI. Jansen’s argument: Copts are killed when they violate the Shari’a  II. My comment: Jansen should have mentioned the general lack of security in Egypt  III. Jansen does not know about the construction of new churches in recent years  IV. Does the Shari’a prohibit the building of churches...
 Cornelis Hulsman's farewell speech given at Cairo University in June 2009.
 The study of the ways culture and religion impact one another is a topic of great interest not only to me on a personal level, but also to CIDT as an organization devoted to the promotion of intercultural dialogue. A highlight of this issue of Arab-West Report is the brace of articles written by...
Jayson Casper considers two contrasting and controversial views on Islam; those of Imām Faysal ‘Abd al-Ra’ūf and Shaykh Ahmad al-Sāyih. While Imām Faysa's controversy lies in his questioning of the cultural sources of Islam,  Shaykh Ahmad is more concerned with questioning the religious sources of...
Jayson Casper attends a talk given in Zamalek, Cairo by Imām Faisal ‘Abd al-Ra’ūf, an American Islamic scholar who calls for adherents to Islam to adapt to the culture of their home nation.
A summary of Prof. Harald Suermann’s lecture on Christian documents from the 7th century that document Muslim-Christian relations in Egypt just following the arrival of Islam in Egypt.
Professor Harald Suermann visited the CIDT office and delivered a lecture about Christian attitudes toward Muslims during the Umayad era. An article also reflects on a Gallup poll that states that Egypt is the most religious country in the world.
Following a response from Dr. Hans Jansen which outlined the books that state that Sūrah 2:256 is abrogated, Hulsman and Dukhān investigated the issue further and researched the viewpoints of number of prominent Islamic websites as well as the opinion of Dr. ‘Abd Al-Mu‘ti Bayyūmī.

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