Egyptian Scholar Takes a Painstaking Path Between Islam and Science

Thomas Brown for The Chronicle

Gamal Serour founded a center for population studies at al-Azhar U., in Egypt.
April 01, 2013

Centuries ago, al-Azhar University represented the pinnacle of scientific as well as religious knowledge in the Arab world. Today it wants to reclaim that heritage and produce leading research. But academics at the venerable Islamic institution must…

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