Renaissance Monthly Journal
Renaissance | October - 2008
A monthly journal promoting research and original thinking in the light of the original sources of Islam.
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Over the years, there has been considerable hype about Islam and science in our academic and public circles; and several books, journal and newspaper articles have been in the limelight. Fortunately, there is consensus on three facts. First, Muslims enjoyed a remarkable ascendancy in science for about five ce
روي أنه قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: إني كنت نهيتكم أن لا تنتبذوا في الظروف الدباء والمزفت والنقير والحنتم. انتبذوا فيما رأيتم، واجتنبوا كل مسكر.
It is narrated that the Prophet (sws) said: I had d
الم اللّهُ لا إِلَـهَ إِلاَّ هُوَ الْحَيُّ الْقَيُّومُ نَزَّلَ عَلَيْكَ الْكِتَابَ بِالْحَقِّ مُصَدِّقاً لِّمَا بَيْنَ يَدَيْهِ وَأَنزَلَ التَّوْرَاةَ وَالإِن
Central Theme, Relationship with Preceding Surah and Sequence in the Subject Matter
The Prophet (sws) has declared acquittal from the die-hard leaders of the disbelievers of the Quraysh in this surah. In all the previous surahs, leaders of the Quraysh are addressed; however, the address is in their capacit
In this Issue…
Presented here is the commentary of Surah Kafirun by Amin Ahsan Islahi. It deals with many important questions like who are the addressees of this surah, why have they been addressed in this seemingly harsh tone, and what is the significance of asserting their differences with the