Renaissance Monthly Journal
Renaissance | July - 1998
A monthly journal promoting research and original thinking in the light of the original sources of Islam.
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These surahs form a pair with regard to their subject matter.
The central theme of both surahs is to refute the skepticism of theQuraysh regarding the Day of Judgement and to warn them about the consequences of their oppression of the Muslims and about those of their evil s
Your God is one God. There is no God but He. He is the Most Gracious, the Ever Merciful. Indeed, in the creation of the heavens and the earth; in the alternation of night and day; in the ships that sail the ocean with cargoes beneficial; in the water, Allah sends down from the clouds and
I would like to give you my honest opinion about what most of the people here in Germany think about Islam.
1. Most people relate terrorism with Islam due to the media influence in general in the west. You never hear any positive thing about our r
Rhyme and Reason
The Nightingale in verdant bowers
My soul with song of Love inspires;
The Roses bloom with vernal showers;
My Heart with Passion Flora fires,
A Case of Artificial Insemination
Question: The case is: The wife is healthy in the sense that she can produce babies but the husband is sterile. They decide to have a baby. For this, another man’s sperms are taken and injected into the wife for the purpose of pregnancy. H
Lest We Forget
Muslim Spain has produced some of the brightest intellectual luminaries of the Middle Ages. One of them was Ibn 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
News & Views
Up until 1994, Lomanyane in the suburbs of Mafikeng was a desolate and bleak township. Mafikeng ‘the place of stones’, the administrative capital of north west province, lies along the northern bank of Molopo river situated 298 km west of Johannesburg at the alti
To fully understand what a Muslim means when he says that the Bible is corrupted, we must first understand what in his mind is the concept of uncorrupted revealed literature. Briefly stated, Muslims have basically two criteria for this.
Firstly, the Muslim mind contrary to (a majority of) the early Christian
Thus Spoke the Prophet (sws)…
Just five days before death during his last illness with a greasy bandage on his head and a wrapper on his shoulder, inclining to the shoulders of ‘Ali and Fadl, the Prophet (sws) came out from ‘A^ishah’s room to the mosque, sa