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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
Dr. Tarek al-Gawhary, MA Azhar University, PhD Princeton University, advisor to Sheikh Dr. Ali Goma’a. explained the thought process in Islamic Law and how a Muslim jurist can think about the concept of inclusive citizenship in a historical context. The basis is in the Constitution of Medina or the...
The concept of citizenship, the author argues, is in line with the Islamic Sharīʿa . Citizenship has already been applied by the prophet and his companions. The author is in strong disagreement with the presentation of former Dutch Member of the European Parliament Bas Belder. Belder refers, based...
Grand Imām of al-Azhar and Chairman of the Muslim Council of Elders, Dr. Aḥmad al-Ṭayyīb, received the Iranian ambassador, Maḥmūd Farazandeh, at his residence in the German capital of Berlin.
Jalāl al-Dīn al-Suyūṭī was one of the greatest imāms of Egypt, known for his scholarly contributions to Islam, such as Tafsīr al-Jalālayn, in addition to other books related to the rules of the Qurʾān.
Al-Azhar Fatwā Global Center released a sharīʿa perspective study on smoking and its harms, asserting that the rules of pure Islam had recommended everything useful and banned everything harmful.
Former Grand Muftī, Dr.ʿAlī Jumʿa, said defectors from Islam should never be killed and that their punishment must be left to God to decide on Judgement Day, asserting that Islam allows for freedom of thought.
“We do indeed know how thy heart is distressed at what they say” (Q 15:97) and “But those who abuse the Messenger [of Allāh] will have a grievous penalty” (Q 9:61). These are the rulings of the Qurʾān on any person who insults the Prophet Muḥammad in words or actions.
The former director-general of al-Azhar magazine, Shaykh al-Ṭāhrī al-Ḥāmdī, said the Prophet Muḥammad had ordered the killing of any person who insulted him, citing several examples from the Prophet’s tradition in a lengthy article in the magazine issue of March 2018.
The concept of “freedom of belief” has been put on the shelves when someone announces a decision to convert from Christianity to Islam or vice versa. Both Muslims and Christians are promoting the concept of killing apostates, but both disregard the content of the Qurʾān and the Bible regarding this...


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