Renaissance Monthly Journal
Renaissance | September - 1991
A monthly journal promoting research and original thinking in the light of the original sources of Islam.
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Ribaa or interest is sometimes defined as `the money paid for the use of money borrowed'. This definition confuses some people and they mix up ribaa with rent, whereas the two are quite different from each other.
Rent is a payment made periodically for the use (not consumption) of an asset, eg, f
It is a universally acknowledged fact that the extent of help and co-operation which a person receives from his parents, children and other similar relations has little chances of being paralleled by any other association. Undoubtedly, the world has always considered the kiths and kins of a deceased as
CENTRAL THEME, ARRANGEMENT AND RELATION WITH THE PREVIOUS SURAH
This surah is the dual counterpart of the previous surah---Feel. A comprehensive treatment of the central theme of both these surahs has been given in the exegetical explanation of the preceding surah. Briefly, it can be restated
On July 3rd, the Italian translator of the infamous book ‘The Satanic Verses’, Ettore Capriol was stabbed in Milan. On July 11th, Hitoshi Igarashi, the Japanese translator of the same work, was murdered in Tokyo. Liaqat Hussain, president of the Council of Mosques of the British city of Bradford said: ‘It (writ