Renaissance Monthly Journal
Renaissance | June - 2004
A monthly journal promoting research and original thinking in the light of the original sources of Islam.
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Response: I have the following comments to make regarding the question which Mr. Jhangeer Hanif answered about eating donkeys in the November 2003 issue.
First, I think that the writer’s claim that every human being knows what is edible is not a statement of fact. Our culinary tastes are dictated, by
Response: I have received a reply to my query regarding common Muslim’s duty as a preacher1. You say that a common Muslim is just required to spread the good in his immediate surroundings. He is not obligated to communicate what he thinks good to the masses. However, one thing which comes to my mind is
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Islam and Tasawwuff
Question: Please write for me a detailed note on what is the concept of Tasawwuff (mysticism) in Islam. I would really appreciate it if your response includes references to the Holy Qur’an and the Hadith li
The following discussion has been taken from the General Discussion Forum of Studying Islam (http://www.studying-islam.org), one of our sister sites. While Razi Allah is the moderator of this discussion, Ayesha Hassan has compiled it for publication in the journal (Editor).
For any individual, whether a common man or a scholar, one question that usually confronts him during his life is about the true source of his knowledge in different spheres of life. How we determine reliable knowledge is often a great problem for everybody whether he addresses the issue seriously or takes
I had written two installments of my article ‘Barnabas, His Gospel and Its Credibility’, but could not complete it due to some other assignments. Although the article is still incomplete, it would be advisable for the readers to go through both of its installments once again. (Author)
If weminutely observe our universe, it becomes evident that the Almighty has created everything in pairs. Both members of a pair complement one another and there exists a tremendous amount of affinity between the two. The poise and balance necessary to create harmony and concordance in this rel