Renaissance Monthly Journal
Renaissance | April - 2006
A monthly journal promoting research and original thinking in the light of the original sources of Islam.
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Rhyme and Reason
Henry Wadsworth Longfellow
Tell me not, in mournful numbers,
Life is but an empty dream ! —
For the soul is dead that slumbers,
And things are not what they seem.
Life is real! Life is earnest!
And the grave is not its goal;
Dust thou art, to dust return
The Status of Hadith in the Shari‘ah
Question: You have somewhere said: “The fact that Hadith is also a form of divine revelation is a man-made argument. The Prophet (sws), it is clear from the Qur’an, did receive revelation that was outside th
Hissan ur Rehman
Author: Harun Yahya
Publisher: Goodword Publishers, New Dehli
News & Views
On November 12th and 13th, 2005 during a two-day international symposium at Rice Universityin Houston, Texas, I personally witnessed a Turkish Muslim intellectual’s contributions to the welfare of humanity being appreciated at the helm of an academic attention, and through debates of global scal
The Researcher’s Companion
I Meaning & Morphology (الصرف و اللغة)
1. أِمْلاَل and إِمْلا.
The word أِمْلاَل means “to dictate” and so does the word إِمْلا. Both words have been used in the Qur’an in this
الَّذِينَ يَأْكُلُونَ الرِّبَوا لَا يَقُومُونَ إِلَّا كَمَا يَقُومُ الَّذِي يَتَخَبَّطُهُ الشَّيْطَانُ مِنْ الْمَسِّ
[On the other hand], those who devour interest
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Qur’anic Exegesis (2:275-286)
One of the major frailties that man suffers from is to mix up right with wrong so that the distinction between them gets obscured and he, without the pangs of conscience, avails himself of both of them. ‘‘Interest is just like trading’&rsquo