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             Earlier this year, a group of five interns from Arab-West Report had the privilege of visiting emeritus professor Abdallah Schleifer at his home in Cairo. Prof. Schleifer is a prominent Middle East expert, former journalist, and leading Muslim intellectual who was among the group of...
Full title: During The Ministry of Endowment’s International Conference… A Coptic Thinker: There are Two Verses in the Qur’ān That Can Resolve All of the World’s Conflicts… and Mujah Ghālib: The Parliament Constitutes Society’s Safety Valve Given its Legislative and Regulatory Roles.    One Hundred...
Jamāl al-Bannā believes that conflicts among religions are not due to differences in religions but rather to religious institutions misusing religions.
The author, Hānī Labīb, praises untraditional thoughts of the moderate Islamic thinker Mr. Jamāl al-Bannā on issues of the relations between Islam and politics.
Two truths mentioned in the Qur’an that form Islam’s stand towards other religions. First, there is an objective unity between Islam and other revealed religions. Second, the Qur’an does not mention any religion, whether revealed or not, in a negative way.
Muslim holidays coincide with Coptic feasts this year. In an interview with al-Ahrām, Dr. ‘Alī Jum‘ah, the Egyptian Muftī, speaks about the miracle of the birth of Jesus Christ from a Muslim perspective. Demonstrating the status of Christ in Islām, the grand Muftī explains that Islām holds...
“It is not our rejection of the other’s religion that measures our faithfulness to God; it is rather our loyalty to our own religion. There is no difference between the essence of Islām and Christianity. All disagreements are based on the way of explanation.” These are some of the ideas expressed...
Islam promotes and celebrates diversity of mankind. had God wanted all people to believe in one religion, He would have made it so.
This article asserts that diversity is a natural characteristic of life and that Muslims should have a sense of belonging to Islam rather than to anything else.
The law of interaction and interchange- not the law of subordination and isolation should dominate the relations between one civilization and another. Islam rejects the practices of negation and conflict, which characterizes the Western civilization’s relation with others in the past and present.

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