Renaissance Monthly Journal
Renaissance | November - 1995
A monthly journal promoting research and original thinking in the light of the original sources of Islam.
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Lest We Forget
Hazrat Umar Bin Abdul Aziz, the celebrated Umayyad Caliph whose empire stretched from the shores of the Atlantic to the highlands of Pamir, was sitting in his private chamber examining a pile of State documents. The dim light of the room was adding to the serenity and sombreness of the place and the Cal
Imam Hamiduddin Farahi
Despite the assertion of the Torah (Genesis, Ch 22), this author is convinced, because of the evidence in hand, that Abraham had in fact offered his son Ismail and not Isaac to Allah the Almighty.
First Argument: The abode of Abraham and Ismail
It is appar
Whenever a state comes into existence in this world it is among its obligations to maintain peace within its territory, to negotiate all foreign threats, to defend its frontiers and to work for the welfare and benefit of its people. The question is that when an Islamic State is established does it ha
At the moment the Muslim world, that stretches from Morocco to Indonesia, has two parallel systems of education. We have a system of religious education and a network of secular institutions besides it. These two major streams are further subdivided into a variety of bodies which can actually be term
These two surahs form a pair as far as the subject discussed in them is concerned. The first surah verifies The law of retribution of the Almighty, while the second surah, with reference to this very law, warns the leadership of the Quraish of dire consequences.
Both surahs are di
The Islamic faith is based on belief in Allah. When a person believes that the heavens and the earth and the world around him have been created by Him, and it is He who is governing them and it is He who will one Day call all mankind to account, then this is the beginning of religious awareness. Quite ob