I learnt and absolutely believe that the Quran is the Word of God, meant as a guide to mankind for all times and for all places.To me, the Quran is the anchor that prevents the ship of society from being buffeted by the winds of change in human behaviour resulting from a refusal to obey God’s prescriptions for human conduct.From my constant reading of a paperback copy of Pickthall’s translation of the Quran while I was growing up, I was able to quote in English, verses which were to help me through life’s difficult times.Sadly, despite several forays into intensive Arabic courses, I am still unable to quote the Arabic text.Dr Mehrun Siraj is a professor of law at the International Islamic University Malaysia (IIUM). 2006 Conversion to Islam and its effect on a non-Muslim marriage. Mehrun Siraj Presented at the inaugural law conference, Overview of Recent Development in Malaysian Law, organised by the Law Faculty of Universiti Malaya and Lexis Nexis. name=News&file=print&sid=75 2008 HUMAN RIGHTS IN MALAYSIA: THE LAST TEN YEARS - WOMEN AND RELIGION Mehrun Siraj She has served as an advocate and solicitor, a consultant for UN agencies, and is a former member of the Human Rights Commission of Malaysia (SUHAKAM). p_l_id=24205&folder Id=64628&name=DLFE-5413Dr Mehrun Siraj challenges Badawi to be sincere about resolving conflicts between Muslim convert and non-converting spouse.And that, I guess, is the bottom line – how much do we love our God?
For example, we are told that other Muslim countries have made the changes and their action hailed as a progressive step forward in guaranteeing Human Rights for Muslim women.
His knowledge and belief increased as he read all the books on Islam in my father’s vast collection during the six years of our courtship, so when the time came, we had an akad nikah in secular Singapore.
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Abdullah Yusuf Ali’s commentary of this verse explains: “If religion is at all a real influence in life to both parties or to either party, a difference in this vital matter must affect the lives of both more profoundly than differences of birth, race, language or position in life.
It is therefore only right that the parties to be married should have the same spiritual outlook.
Muslims can subscribe to the theory of the universality of Human Rights but only to the extent that it does not conflict with clearly stated principles in the Quran.