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A primary accusation against the Muslim Brotherhood is that it is two-faced in its politics. Within Arab contexts the organization, it is said, promotes a radical Islamist agenda, yet when addressing Western audiences its discourse becomes more moderate. A comprehensive answer to this charge is not...
This is the very question many people are asking about the Muslim Brotherhood following the Egyptian Revolution of January 25, 2011. While the world was enthralled by a peaceful youth movement to overthrow a corrupt regime, many feared then, and more fear now, that the aftermath will result in...
ContentsI. Jansen’s argument: Copts are killed when they violate the Shari’a  II. My comment: Jansen should have mentioned the general lack of security in Egypt  III. Jansen does not know about the construction of new churches in recent years  IV. Does the Shari’a prohibit the building of churches...
On a Youtube film released on March 28 one sees salafī leader Muhammad Hasān preaching against liberalism which, according to him is anti-Islam. This is a leader who prior to the revolution was unknown to most Egyptians. He was serving in prison for his aggressive speech and was released when the...
CIDT’s Jayson Casper discusses the role of the difficulties surrounding church building in perpetuating interreligious conflict in Egypt, referring to the example set by Fr. Yu’annis.              
Shaykh Yūusf al-Badrī responds to Shaykh ‘Alā’ Abū al-‘Azāyim’s attacks against the sunnah and refers to Caliph ‘Umar Ibn al-Khattāb’s argument about why churches should not be built, contrasting those statements to the current reality where people of different beliefs have increased in number and...
The author comments on articles from the Egyptian press this month, in particular stories about houses of worship and the unified law for houses of worship and the second anniversary of the constitutional amendments.
Pope Shenouda is not only a man of religion, for Egyptians, but a wise and faithful patriotic Egyptian citizen who works on serving his country and people regardless of their religion. There are many incidents that prove how he shows love and care to both Muslims and Christians, and in return he...
The author highlights incidents in Egypt in the last month that deal with religions and relations between Muslims and Christians, he believes that these incidents are representative of Egyptian attitude in general toward religions. He concludes by wondering if Egypt is going backwards.
Mahmūd Faraj reports on the book, ‘Hal ughtīl al-nabbī Muhammad’ [Was the Prophet Muhammad assassinated].

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