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Monthly Renaissance | Al-Mawrid

Renaissance | October - 1991

A monthly journal promoting research and original thinking in the light of the original sources of Islam.


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Recitation for Departed Souls

Dr. Khalid Zaheer Issue: October 1991

  Queries     Question: It is a common religious practice among the Muslims of our society to arrange a collective recitation of the Quran for the benefit of a recently departed soul. Is it proper to do so? Answer: Any religious practice which has no real basis in the Quran and Sunnah of the Prophet, may Allah be plea
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The Islamic Law of Inheritance (2)

Dr. Shehzad Saleem Issue: October 1991

  Islamic Law   KALAALAH In the end, the shares of kalaalah relatives have been stated: "If a man or a woman is made an heir on account of his [or her] kalaalah relationship [with the deceased] and he [or she] has one brother or sister, the brother and sister each shall recieve a sixth, and if they be more than two, t
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The Abbreviated Letters: Farahi’s Theory

Dr. Shehzad Saleem Issue: October 1991

  Quranic Exegesis     More than a fourth of the Quranic Surahs begin with certain abbreviated letters (huroof-i-muqatta`aat). These are actually the names of the respective surahs, as is evident from the Quran. Many traditions as well as the pre-Islamic Arabic literature endorse this fact. There, however, remains the q
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EDITORIAL

Dr. Shehzad Saleem Issue: October 1991

    Among many other misconceptions is the notion that Islam gives sanction to slavery and permits its followers to enslave prisoners of war, particularly women and establish extra-marital relations with them. We strongly affirm that Islam has not the slightest link with slavery and concubinage. On the contrary, it completely forbid
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