Seyyed Hossein Nasr
Delivered at Bergen Community College, New Jersey, 2 December 2009. A thorough treatment of the concepts of forgiveness and mercy, from their roots in the Qur’an and hadith, illustrated with examples and confronted with the complementary concepts of judgment and justice.
Republished here by kind permission of the Foundation for Traditional Studies and its journal Sophia.
Forgiveness and Mercy
Seyyed Hossein Nasr is University Professor of Islamic studies at George Washington University.