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Patrick Sookhdeo is the Director of the Institute for the Study of Islam and Christianity, a Christian research organization that specialises in the study of Christian minorities in Islamic states. Born in British Guyana, he converted from Islam to Christianity in his early 20s and now warns,...
The British Embassy in Cairo has hosted a reception to discuss the rare manuscripts of al-Siryān Monastery and ways to preserve them as part of the great Coptic heritage and Egyptian civilization.
Dr. Hasan Muhammad Wajīh writes about two visits by Prince Charles to Egypt. Prince Charles’ visit to the Azhar in 1995 mainly focused on improving intercultural interaction between Islam and the West. His visit in 2006, however, was marked by a ceremony during which he received an honorary...
There is no student of Islamic history, religion or literature all over the world who does not rely on the writings of Sir Hamilton Gibb, who represents one of the most prominent Western references in these fields.
Bishop Kenneth Cragg gave a lecture at the Azhar University. He said it is necessary to work for peace among the followers of the revealed religions and that it is important for all people to live in security and stability. He added that Israel is behind the conflict in the Middle East because has...
A few days ago, the Grand Imām of the Azhar, Shaykh Muhammad Sayyid Tantāwī issued a decision barring 15,000 American books from the American University in Cairo.
Interview with Islamic scholar, Dr. Zakī Badawī, a well-known voice for Islamic moderation and tolerance.
Eton College decided to appoint a Muslim imam to teach its students Islam. The Muslim imam is an Oxford University graduate, and many people welcome his appointment as they think that it is a positive initiative. The College already has a Catholic priest, four evangelical pastors, and a Jewish...
John Mitchell made a study about Sayyed Qutb (1906-1966) that was published by Oxford University Press. In his study Mitchell calls him “the engineer of radical Islam.” Mitchell tries to discover the relation between Sayyed Qutb and his ideological project, on the one hand, and the social and...
The West has always viewed the Middle Eastern mentality as one that does not value precision and, consequently, cannot recognize the facts. While Europeans’ mentalities are naturally inclined to precision, accuracy, and logical thinking even though they may never have studied logic.

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