Renaissance Monthly Journal
Renaissance | August - 1995
A monthly journal promoting research and original thinking in the light of the original sources of Islam.
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In the editorial (May, 1995) of Renaissance, Mr Shehzad Saleem has taken up the subject of the human family. The question, inevitably, entails the concomitant issues of the equality of the sexes and certain difficulties in understanding the expressions of the Quran and other scriptures. As usual, Shehzad i
Last year, Dr Neal Robinson of the University of Leeds (U K) approached Al-Maurid: he was doing a book on the Quran and was greatly interested in Islahi's work on Nazm (Coherence) in the Quran. He was already aware of the fact that Islahi categorises the chapters of the Quran in seven groups in rela
In order to regulate the working of a state, it is imperative that there be a set of rules and laws which its citizens must follow. Countries all over the world enact laws for the betterment of its people and to safeguard their life, wealth and honour against internal as well as external threats. The
These two surahs form a pair since they discuss the same subject. The first surah warns the Quraish of the events which shall take place on the Day of Judgement, while the second, with reference to this Great Day, warns them of the attitude they have adopted about Allah inspi
Both these surahs form a pair since they discuss the same subject. The first surah highlights the exalted status of the Quran while the second warns those who denied this Book of dire consequences.
Although the Surahs do not directly address someone, yet their words are directed a
Belief in the Hereafter is a fundamental tenet of the Islamic faith. The real message of the Quran is that this world is transitory in nature and shall one day give way to an everlasting world where man shall have to face the result of his deeds; if his good deeds outnumber the evil ones, he shall be given a