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Al- Azhar has banned the American movie “Son of God” that presents the life of Jesus.
After a lengthy discussion, the Islamic Research Academy decided to confiscate a number of books, including a French book on the history of religion that contained a picture of the Prophet Muhammad. The Academy also expressed its refusal of the English version of the Qur’ān, claiming it to be...
Najīb Jibrā’īl has accused the Islamic Research Academy of double standards following the confiscation of his book, ‘Izdirā’ bi Ahad al-Adyān al-Samāwīyah’ [Contempt of a Heavenly Religion].
The article mentions books that have been banned or approved by the Islamic Research Academy.
The Administrative Court has adjourned Jamāl al-Bannā’s lawsuit against the Grand imām of the Azhar and the minister of interior banning his books from being exported.
The autobiography of a former Muslim Brotherhood member has been banned by the Islamic Research Academy. However critics expected that it would be heralded by scholars as a warning against fundamentalism.
The Azhar has recommended that a book on the sexual life of the Prophet Muhammad be confiscated.
The article presents an interview between Watani International and Dr. ‘Abd al-Mū‘tī Bayyūmī about the process that the Islamic Research Academy employs when choosing to approve or ban any literary works.
While Poet Aḥmad al-Shahāwī intends to file a claim against the Shaykh of the Azhar, reliable sources at the Islamic Research Academy assert that the Azhar withdrew al-Shahāwī’s book but did not deem the poet Kāfir.
The Islamic Researches Institute in the Azhar refused to circulate a book written in English titled "Only and True God" by Rodney Stark. The book accuses Muslims and Christians of being idolaters.


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