The Egyptian Islamic thinker Mohamed Emara died Friday Friday at the age of 89, after a brief struggle with illness. His son Khaled Emara said, "My father, may God have mercy on him, died after a short illness of no more than three weeks."
He added in a post on his Facebook page, "My father, may God have mercy on him, died quietly and without any pain or suffering surrounding his small family and calls to my mother and all his children and grandchildren and loved ones ... He died while he was satisfied with everyone and forgiven everyone, even from his oppression or one who offended him one day. He does not carry In his good white heart, any hatred or grudge against anyone. "
Omara’s son revealed some of his father’s wills before his departure, which was to hold funeral prayer or absentee prayer for his father in the largest possible number of cities in the world, in addition to disseminating Amara’s ideas among people everywhere, whether by publishing his books, articles, conversations, records, or clips Recorded from its programs and lectures.
Amara was a member of the Council of Senior Scholars and the Islamic Research Academy in Al-Azhar Al-Sharif, who knew intellectual transformations that moved him from the Marxist trend to defending Islamic thought. He is famous for being an "independent Islamist" who defended the message of Islam, his nation, and its contemporary issues.
The late thinker was born on December 8, 1931, in the village of Qalin in Kafr El-Sheikh Governorate, he started memorizing the Qur'an at the age of six, and he obtained a BA in Arabic Language and Islamic Sciences at the Faculty of Dar Al Uloom at Cairo University in 1965, and obtained a doctorate in Islamic sciences specializing in Islamic philosophy in general 1975.
Although he devoted many of his books to confronting Western thought and responding to the secularist’s highs, the issues of Arab nationalism, social justice, and a revolution against injustice remained noticeable in his writings, as was the human circle and interaction with different civilizations present in his intellectual project.
Evangelization was one of the arenas on which an architectural pen worked, so he fought records with the Coptic Church in Egypt that attacked him so often that she exercised pressure to prevent his article that he was publishing in "Akhbar Al-Youm" newspaper, criticizing his responses to missionary publications distributed in Egypt and his talk about the church's role in stirring sectarian strife , And the racist project that wants to replace the Coptic language with Arabic, and the church filed a lawsuit against him.
Muhammad Amara's works reached during the six decades to about 240 books between a book and a study, among them: “The Marxist Interpretation of Islam”, “The Milestones of the Islamic Approach”, “Islam and the Future”, and “Our Modern Rise between Secularism and Islam”, and “ The New Raid on Islam, “Heritage and the Future,” “Islam and Politics: Responding to the Suspicions of Secularists,” and “The Islamic University and National Idea.”
He also investigated a number of ancient and modern books, including the complete works of each of: Rafaa Al-Tahtawi, Jamal Al-Din Al-Afghani, Sheikh Muhammad Abdo, Abdul Rahman Al-Kawakibi, Qasim Amin, and Ali Mubarak.
Dr. Amara Nasser, the January 25, 2011 revolution that toppled Hosni Mubarak, describing it as "a popular revolution of the deepest popular revolutions that Egypt experienced in the modern era, an epic that revealed the true mineral of this indigenous people."
He also rejected the military coup against elected civilian president Mohamed Morsi on July 3, 2013, and issued a clear statement calling for a return to the democratic path, respect for the will of the Egyptian people, and the return of the army to its barracks.
And Dr. Amara considered - in a video clip - that the dismissal of President Morsi "is null and void, legally and legally, and all that resulted in it", a position that has been sparked by a fierce criticism attack from the media and the circles supporting the military coup.