Peaceful coexistence and religious tolerance between Copts and Muslims In the era of the Fatimid dynasty


Egypt has been a crossroads of civilized currents since ancient times, and because it is urban civil societies that accept the new, multiple religious sects and diverse cultures have lived on its land, which have mixed intellectually with each other, and with the distinction of Arab Islamic thought in its comprehensiveness, flexibility and openness to various cultural inheritances, the intellectual openness between Muslims and religions has increased. The other, as the Copts realized since the Arab Islamic conquest that the difference of religion does not affect the unity of the sons of one nation, and that the mixing of cultures generates an ancient and authentic civilization, and creates for the countries a new color that was not recognized before, so the Fatimid state was able to benefit a lot from those cultures and experiences, and promised Freedom of thought and religious tolerance that characterized the Fatimid state is a feature of its civilizational characteristics, as it was a major factor in the entry of diverse cultures into the Fatimid society without any discrimination or discrimination in creed, doctrine or origin. The Fatimid era became a bright page in the history of Islamic Egypt, which witnessed progress Intellectually and diversified in various fields of science and knowledge, and a great and real encouragement on the part of the Fatimid caliphs and those in authority who gave their attention and interest to science and science. Etiquette, sitting with scholars, presenting them and honoring them, which led to the activity of the intellectual openness movement between the two parties on a large scale.


Egypt, Copts, tolerance