Say: Though the sea became ink for the Words of my Lord, verily the sea would be used up before the words of my Lord were exhausted, even though We brought the like thereof to help.
A recent Administrative
Judicial Court ruling allowing Egyptian Bahā’īs to have their religion recognized on official
documents and the issue of Bahā’ī marriage have been a subject of heated debate in the
Dr. Nasr Abu Zayd delivered this lecture upon accepting the prestigious Cleveringa professorial chair at Leiden University in The Netherlands with the request to teach justice, freedom and responsibility and especially the freedom of religion and liberty of conscience. The lecture discussed the nature of the Qur’an and explains the reason for
internal political, social, ideological and intellectual conflict in most of the Muslim countries which is almost everywhere polarized between the secularists and the Islamists.