Renaissance Monthly Journal
Renaissance | August - 2005
A monthly journal promoting research and original thinking in the light of the original sources of Islam.
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Author: Fazlur Rahman
Publisher: Bibliotheca Islamica, Minneapolis
Major Themes of the Qur’ān
We broach upon an issue so queer simply because many fail to grasp its import in the present time, and because only a small percentage of the population must deal with it. Quite frankly, in places where there is not enough education and medicine, psychological counselling amounts to fine luxury.
I Meaning & Morphology (الصرف و اللغة)
The word ‘قَرْءٌ’ is among those words of the Arabic language which are classed as ‘اَضْدَاد’ (antithetical words). They are words which have two mean
(Tr. by Shehzad Saleem)
وَيَسْأَلُونَكَ عَنْ الْمَحِيضِ قُلْ هُوَ أَذًى فَاعْتَزِلُوا النِّسَاءَ فِي الْمَحِيضِ وَلَا تَقْرَبُوهُنَّ حَتَّى يَطْهُرْنَ فَإِذَا تَط
Good and evil are not alien to man. He is doubtless equipped with a sharp vision to separate the former from the latter. More often than not, he strikes the right choice between right and wrong. Even where he fails, he is found to have another good sense. This sense helps him appreciate the correct choice wh