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In the Face of Extremism: the Azhar’s Stance

By Sheikh Ali Gomaa / 27 Mar 2013

Our early ancestors adopted a straight thinking methodology with which they managed to build a great civilization from which humanity had benefited greatly. They fiercely fought against crooked thinking and left for us a straight methodology of thinking through which we are able to deal with the evolving challenges that rise with the passage of time while keeping the basic principles of religion intact as they are not subjected to change due to passage of time or change in geographical locations.


Al-Azhar sheikh proposes bill of rights for Egypt

By Sarah El Deeb |Associated Press| 11 Jan 2012

CAIRO (AP) — The head of Al-Azhar, the pre-eminent institute of Islamic learning in the Sunni Muslim world, put forward a Bill of Rights on Tuesday upholding freedom of expression and belief ahead of the drafting of Egypt’s new constitution.


Draft Law for Azhar Reform Draws Ire of Egypt's Younger Islamic Scholars

By IslamToday & Agencies | 9 Jan 2012

The draft bill proposed by leaders of Al-Azhar to reform the oldest Sunni Muslim institution has sparked controversy among some young preachers, who dismiss it as a move by the old guard to tighten their grip on power.


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