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Former French-Moroccan CAWU intern Dina Bouchkouch spoke with students at the webinar of June 22-24, 2020, about her personal experiences with interfaith/intercultural dialogue and why CAWU has been so important to her own personal development. This text was recorded and edited by the different...
Under the auspices of Dr. Ṭayyīb, al-Azhar is taking part in the 55th edition of the CIBF for the eighth year running with a special pavilion in the event that continues for two weeks from January 24 to February 6 at Egypt International Exhibitions Center (EIEC) in the 5th Settlement.
Secretary-General of the Islamic Research Academy, Dr. Naẓīr ʿAyyād, said that Islamic scholarly science was founded through communication between the Islamic sharīʿa and the understanding of reality, which includes theology, Ṣūfīsm, and logic as theories that embody this understanding.
Dr. Aḥmad Karīma, a professor of comparative fiqh (jurisprudence) at al-Azhar University, congratulated Copts over Eastern Christmas, adding that the Prophet Muḥammad had advised his people to treat the Christians of Egypt well.
An official of Dār al-Iftāʾ said that rigidness in religious texts regarding rules on transactions and contracts would compromise people’s rights regarding these matters.
Some women resort to khulʿ as a way to terminate their marriage in the case of failing to be able to leave their husband with the standard way of divorce. However, some women are concerned about certain issues regarding the matrimonial home, such as the fate of their property, as well as child...
A decision to set up a new college teaching the Ḥanbalī fiqh (jurisprudence) at the World Islamic Sciences & Education University (W.I.S.E) in Jordan has raised many questions. While some view it as a plan to empty the Ḥanbalī fiqh from its content and make a new Salafism that is more appealing...
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.
Four centuries have passed amidst differences among doctrines and scholars of fiqh (jurisprudence) regarding whether smoking was ḥalāl (religiously permissible) or ḥarām (religiously impermissible), but science tipped the scale in favor of impermissibility when it indicated its effects on human...
The first scholarly forum on Imām al-Shāfʿī and his school of thought was held at the Faculty of Islamic and Arabic Studies for Girls at al-Azhar University in Banī Sūwayf, according to the faculty dean, Dr. Ḥanān ʿAbd al-ʿAzīz.

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