Tag Archives: Egypt

Sayyid Qutb

Sayyid Qutb (/ˈkuːtəb/[2] or /ˈkʌtəb/; Egyptian Arabic pronunciation: [ˈsæjjed ˈʔotˤb], Arabic: [ˈsæjjɪd ˈqʊtˤb]; Arabic: سيد قطب‎‎ Sayyid Quṭb; also spelled Said, Syed, Seyyid, Sayid, Sayed; Koteb, Qutub, Kotb, Kutb; 9 October 1906 – 29 August 1966) was an Egyptian author, educator, Islamic theorist, … Continue reading

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Salafism

On Pluralism, Intolerance, and the Quran by Ali S. Asani Historically, exclusivist interpretations of the Quran have been used to justify dominion over other Muslims, specifically those whose interpretation of the faith and religious practices were perceived as deviating from … Continue reading

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The Veil’s Resurgence

Published on Apr 28, 2014 On November 2, 2011, Leila Ahmed, Victor S. Thomas Professor of Divinity at HDS, spoke about her recent book, “A Quiet Revolution: The Veil’s Resurgence, from the Middle East to America,” published in April by … Continue reading

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Islam in Germany

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ἀποστασία

Apostasy (/əˈpɒstəsi/; Greek: ἀποστασία (apostasia), “a defection or revolt”) is the formal disaffiliation from, or abandonment or renunciation of a religion by a person. It can also be defined within the broader context of embracing an opinion contrary to one’s … Continue reading

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Islam in Egypt

Published on Mar 14, 2012 Egypt Author Sayyid Al-Qimni – Al-Arabiya TV (Saudi Arabia/Dubai) – February 23, 2012

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The storm Alexa

December 14, 2013 Snow has fallen on the pyramids of Egypt for the first time in 112 years. The storm Alexa is spreading her arms…

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