With Over 220 publications and a diverse range of cultural and intellectual activities - Muslim Council of Elders participates at the Cairo International Book Fair 2024

The Muslim Council of Elders will be participating in the 55th Cairo International Book Fair 2024, held from January 24 to February 6. The participation aligns with the Council's mission to promote peace, foster values of dialogue and tolerance, and build bridges of cooperation among people of diverse backgrounds and beliefs.

This year, the Council's pavilion will showcase over 220 authors and publications, including 22 new books addressing prominent intellectual issues. Notable releases include " The West and Rediscovery of Islam: Approaches to Islam in Contemporary Western Thought" by Professor Tijani Boulaouali, " Interfaith Encounters in Al-Andalus and Morocco: Exploring Muslim-Christian Interactions", and " Identarian Peace Management in the Muslim World: Concepts, Underpinnings, and Mechanisms" by a group of researchers.

Visitors to the pavilion will also find 11 works by His Eminence Dr. Ahmed El-Tayeb, the Grand Imam of Al-Azhar and Chairman of the Muslim Council of Elders. These works highlight the nobility of Islam and the richness of its intellectual and philosophical heritage. Titles include "Components of Islam," "In the Azhar Method," "In Theological and Sufi Terminology," "Insights into the Thought of Imam Ash'ari," "Heritage and Renewal: Discussions and Responses," "Ahl al-Sunnah wa al-Jama'a," "Discussions on Illnesses and Purposes," "Al Qawl Al Tayeb," "Indeed, Religion is Easy," "Etiquettes and Values," and "From My Old Notebooks."

The Council's pavilion also features significant releases such as "Love in the Holy Quran" by Prince Ghazi bin Muhammad, a member of the Muslim Council of Elders, "The Pope and the Grand Imam: A Thorny Path" by Judge Mohamed Abdelsalam, the Secretary-General of the Muslim Council of Elders, and " Methods of Thinking in Creed" by Dr. Imad Khafaji.

Recognizing the importance of translation as a bridge between civilizations for constructive communication, the Council will also continue its efforts in translating purposeful books to enhance peace. Notable translations include "Religious Tolerance in the World Religions" by Jacob Neusner and Bruce Chilton and "Countering Islamophobia in Europe" by various researchers.

The Council's pavilion will also host over 23 seminars and events where thinkers, experts, and religious leaders discuss various important intellectual and humanitarian issues. Notable discussions include "Knowledge Integration between Islamic Heritage Sciences," "Orientalists and Sources of Islamic Legislation," and "Women between Islamic Teachings and Inherited Traditions." Additionally, the Council will organize seminars presented by the youth of the "Emerging Peacemakers Forum," aiming to refine the skills of young people and build and develop their abilities in peacebuilding, interfaith dialogue, and the promotion of human fraternity.

The Council's pavilion will be located alongside the Al-Azhar pavilion in Hall 4 at the Egypt International Exhibition and Conference Center in the Fifth Settlement in Cairo.



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