Renaissance Monthly Journal
Renaissance | May - 1991
A monthly journal promoting research and original thinking in the light of the original sources of Islam.
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‘Man’ is a fine word except that it gets confusing sometimes. My neighbour is a man, yet his wife is always telling him to ‘be a man’, and the boy next door who was caught doin' `unspeakable things' said he was only trying to do something ‘manly’. Sherry's (Shehryar's) father w
Al-Mawrid is the name of an educational institution for whose establishment, I have aspired for years. The idea owes its inception to the glaring fact that the task of attaining Taffaquh-fid-deen1, is being carried out in our Ummah in a most inappropriate and injudicious manner, and that our religious e
The very name of this surah reveals its central theme. It is called Ikhlaas which is precisely what the surah is all about. Ikhlaas means to profess faith in God's being or his attributes or in the essential requisites of his attributes in a way that eliminates any trace of ass
The Western intellect has yet again demonstrated its remarkable ability to completely avoid confronting obvious questions, and probing most studiously some other equally or even less obvious ones.
In the wake of the Gulf war many related questions were raised and debated upon at length by the Western media of information a