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The 2014 Egyptian Constitution; Perspectives from Egypt
An article in memorium of Metropolitan Bishop Bishoy (1942-2018)
Arab-West Report extends its condolences to the family and friends of the victims in the March 22 and March 27 terrorist attacks in Brussels and Lahore, as well as to all Belgians and Pakistanis. The terrorist attack at Zaventem Airport and Maalbeek Metro station in Brussels claimed the lives of 34...
During the European –Arab Conference, “The Contribution of Religious Minorities to Society”; launching event of the academic exchange program between the University of Vienna and higher education institutions in Lebanon and t
The recent transcript published by Arab West Report on our interview with Bishop Antonios of the Coptic Catholic Church has attracted the attention of scholars in the West. In particular, Dr. Wolfram Reiss, professor of historical and comparative studies of religions at the University of Vienna,...
We often hear about the radical statements and fatwás of Muslims and about uncompromising Christian or secular activists who can appeal to populist sentiments and mistrust of the ‘other’.
This book was first published in 2012 by CIDT in Arabic.
Egyptian Christians are mourning the death of Coptic Orthodox Pope and Patriarch Shinūdā III, who passed away on Saturday at the age of 88. Pope Shinūdā (August 3, 1923 - March 17, 2012) was extremely popular among millions of common Christians. A charismatic reformer and an advocate of Christian...
Our November 4 review of Prof. Hans Jansen’s article “Copts” in Hoeiboei, on October 14th led Jansen to write that “Most arguments in defence of Islam are known in The Netherlands for what they are, it makes little sense to repeat these another time. With best wishes, Hans Jansen.” [ In Dutch: De...
In recent years the tensions between Christians and Muslims in Egypt have increased. In many cases Christians have been victims of violence. Is there any chance that religions can live together peacefully in the land of Nile? This is the question that Cornelis Hulsman sought to answer in his paper...
The Egyptian curriculum is littered with Islamic texts and students are exposed to Islamic references in every aspect of their academic education.
Jundī provides a list of examples supporting his argument on the intrusive texts of hadīth and Qur’ān in the Egyptian schools’ curricula.
Critique on the claim of a Copt in Germany that only Copts are real Egyptians. Reference to a review with interesting comments on the freedom of Egyptian press.
Meinardus, the eminent scholar on Coptic church studies concludes that Mrs. S. Hasan, grand niece of the Egyptian statesman and Prime Minister Rushdi Pasha (1864- 1928), produced an extraordinary and remarkable book in seven chapters on the modern history, sociology, ecclesiology and political...
Dr Jan Slomp, member of the Advisory Editorial Board of the Journal of Muslim Minority Affairs in Djeddah/London, recommends the work of the Centre for Arab West Understanding, acknowledging that its use of reliable information is working towards strengthening Muslim/Christian relations by...
A project called "The Representation of Islam in German Textbooks" was a very important step in view of the existing reservations, prejudices and animosities between Christianity and Islam. This is an extensive and successful project in view of the fact it has often been asked, when an analysis of...

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