Renaissance Monthly Journal
Renaissance | June - 1994
A monthly journal promoting research and original thinking in the light of the original sources of Islam.
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QUESTION: What is your opinion about the meat of animals that are killed without saying Takbeer? What would you say about the meat of such animals as are killed by electrocution?
ANSWER: There is no doubt about the fact that the Muslims can take halaal only. Moreover, the halaal of the People of the Book
Lest We Forget
Dr. Iqbal, the poet of the East, has charcterized the celeberated Mughal Emperor Aurangzeb as tarkashi maa raa khudangi akhareen (the last arrow in the quiver of Muslim power in India). The anti-Islamic forces which had raised their head during the reign of the irreligious Emperor Akbar and later found
The punishment of drinking had been fixed at eighty stripes by Hadhrat Umar during his period after he had consulted the members of his shoorah. In the time of the Prophet (sws), this offence was punished by punching and kicking the offender and by beating him by twisted sheets of cloth and by t
The 35th verse of the 24th surah of the Qur’an, an-Nur, is known as the Light Verse (ayat an-nur). The verse is so called because of the remarkable parable of light---Divine Light--it contains. Here is a translation of the verse, followed by commentary, which is based mainly on the interp
The common man is often confused, and, therefore, disgusted to learn about conflicting opinions concerning religious issues. There are many who strongly feel that the present tendency of general aversion to religion among the Muslims owes a great deal to the unyielding attitude of the scholars. ‘As it is difficult to find