Renaissance Monthly Journal
Renaissance | March - 2002
A monthly journal promoting research and original thinking in the light of the original sources of Islam.
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While commenting on the underlying reasons which form the basis of state authority for Jihad, Amin Ahsan Islahi, writes:
The first reason [for this condition] is that God Almighty does not like the dissolution and disintegration of even an evil system until a strong probability exists that those
d. Misplaced Directives
It shall be shown on the basis of the above discussion that there are some directives of Islam which are solely related to the Kuffar and cannot be related to other non-Muslims. The two principles which have been kept in consideration in ascertaining these directives are:
a. The fac
2. The Era of Muhammad (sws)
We shall now examine the details of the punishment that the Almighty administered to the Kuffar in the era of Muhammad (sws) in the overall perspective of the various phases of his preaching mission.
i. The Propagation Phase
In the fortieth year of his life, Muhammad
Almost six months have passed since that fateful morning of September 11 when several thousand innocent civilians of the United States were mercilessly massacred by a team of suicide pilots. The ghastly incident landed like a bolt from the blue and left the world shell-shocked. This time it was not the &
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The question of Islam’s relationship with