Renaissance Monthly Journal
Renaissance | September - 1994
A monthly journal promoting research and original thinking in the light of the original sources of Islam.
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Lest We Forget
Muslim Spain has produced some of the brightest intellectual luminaries of the Middle Ages. One of them was Ibni Rushd, better known as Averroes in the West who is universally acknowledged as the greatest philosopher of Islam and one of the greatest of all times. Being a versatile genius, he influenced
Method of Proving a Crime: Two Exceptions
Since the Qur’an has in no way obligated us to adopt a particular method in proving a crime, it is absolutely certain that a crime stands proven in Islamic law just as it is done so in accordance with the universally acceptable methods of legal ethics e
The surah can be divided into the following eight sections.
Section I (1-5)
A close scrutiny of the universe reveals that its sovereign is a Blessed and Powerful Being. He has created this world with a purpose: it has been created as a trial and test for man as to who adopts the right pa
These days the blasphemy law concerning the defamation of the Prophet (sws) has become a subject of debate. The ulema are unanimous in demanding the imposition of the death penalty on every person found guilty of such a sacrilege, while there are some intellectuals who consider punishing such criminals a