What is the context of this verse in the Qur’an? Adapted from the paper “Forever on Trial—Islam and the Charge of Violence” by Dr. Nazir Khan.
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DIRECTOR OF RESEARCH STRATEGY | Dr. Nazir Khan MD FRCPC is the President of Yaqeen Canada and the Director of Research Strategy at Yaqeen Institute for Islamic Research. He is a Neuroradiologist and Assistant Professor at McMaster University. He has also served as an Imam for many years and has memorized the Qur’an and received traditional certification (ijāzah) in the study of the Qur’an, Ḥadith and Islamic theology (ʿaqīdah) from various scholars across North America. He has taught Qur’anic studies classes, workshops, and seminars and is a consultant for the Manitoba Islamic Association Fiqh Committee. Dr. Khan completed his residency at the University of Manitoba and fellowship in Diagnostic Neuroradiology at the University of Calgary. His expertise in both medical sciences and Islamic theology uniquely positions him to address challenging contemporary questions regarding faith, reason, and science.