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Program Summer school 2019 The Center for Arab-West Understanding in cooperation with the Anglican Diocese of Egypt Program title: Moving Forward Together: Muslims and Christians together in Egyptian Society Period: July 2-July 6 and July 8. Sunday July 7 was a day off. Organized by the SGP,...
This text presents the program with links to (power point) presentations, reports of sessions and student responses. The executive report of entire program was written by Dr. Matthew Anderson and can be found here. Date of arrival at dormitories: June 25...
Building on a successful 2018 intercultural summer school with the SGP (Staatkundig Gereformeerde Partij) and the Heliopolis University for Sustainable Development, the Center for Arab-West Understanding (CAWU) partnered in July 2019 with the SGP and the Anglican/Episcopal Diocese of Egypt to...
It is important to realize that there is not one narrative about the position of Christians in Egypt. Depending on where you stand, each narrative can seem plausible. That is what makes understanding Egypt so difficult.
Learning to think about religion/religions in a multi-disciplinary way Understanding the concept of “sacred history” Jewish, Christian, and Islamic Interpretations of sacred history
Egypt has a long history related to issues between Muslims and Christians. Apparently, this was the fundamental reason for creating that conference which is sponsored by the center of Arab-West Understanding in cooperation with a huge electronic English database about the religion’s role in the...
“Whenever you find yourself on the side of majority, it is the time to pause and reflect”   Questions are always asked. Who is better? Who will win? What’s next? Do we need to emigrate? Why there are conflicts? Are the Egyptians aware enough to avoid these questions? Or do they skip points like...
A new problem has emerged in Egypt in recent days. It is about the freedom of Christian women in general to change their religion to Islam and the consequent possibility of marriage to a Muslim and the transition from a Christian family to a Muslim family. This is the background of tensions...
I had very mixed feelings about attending an intercultural summer school in Cairo which focused on Muslim-Christian relations. I have always had a complicated relationship with religion. Throughout my life God has always been abstract and absent. Perhaps I wouldn’t go as far as saying ‘God is dead...
An interview/lecture from Richard Gauvain regarding the impact of Salafism in Egypt.

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