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Monthly Renaissance | Al-Mawrid

Renaissance | January - 2009

A monthly journal promoting research and original thinking in the light of the original sources of Islam.

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CII, Divorce Laws, and Argumentum ad Baculum

Asif Iftikhar Issue: January 2009

Reflections   In my live interview in “NewsEye” with Dawn TV last month, I was unaware that Q.4:34 had been cited earlier to critique the Council of Islamic Ideology (CII) recommendations on divorce.  Any sound exegesis will show that this verse points out why a husband who fulfils his responsibilities (specifically his

True Muslim, Mu’min, Mujāhid & Muhājir

Moiz Amjad Issue: January 2009

Hadīth (This write-up is prepared by the Hadīth Cell of Jāved Ahmad Ghāmidī)   روي أنه قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: المسلم من سلم المسلمون من لسانه ويده والمؤمن من أمنه الناس على دمائهم وأموالهم والمجاهد

Ma‘rūf and Munkar: Good and Evil

Hameed Uddin Farahi Issue: January 2009

Qur’ān (Translated from Farāhī’s Majmū‘ah Tafāsīr by Tariq Hashmi)     The Qur’ānic term ma‘rūfrefers to what was welcomed as virtuous by the Arabs of the time of the Prophet (sws) and its opposite munkar signifies what they detested as evil. The Arabs of pre-Islamic age were not animals liv

Sūrah Āl-i ‘Imrān (42-63)

Javed Ahmad Ghamidi Issue: January 2009

Qur’ānic Exegesis (Translated from Ghāmidī’s al-Bayān by Shehzad Saleem)   وَإِذْ قَالَتِ الْمَلاَئِكَةُ يَا مَرْيَمُ إِنَّ اللّهَ اصْطَفَاكِ وَطَهَّرَكِ وَاصْطَفَاكِ عَلَى نِسَاء الْعَالَمِينَ  يَا مَ

Sūrah ‘Alaq

Imam Amin Ahsan Islahi Issue: January 2009

Qur’ānic Exegesis (Translated from Tadabbur-i-Qur’ān by Shehzad Saleem)   Central Theme and Relationship with Previous Sūrah This sūrah is the counterpart of Sūrah Tīn, the previous sūrah. There is no basic difference between the central themes of both sūrahs. In the previous sūrah, it was shown through histo

Brief Introduction to the Contents

Administrator Issue: January 2009

In this Issue…     Sūrah ‘Alaq In this commentary of the Sūrah ‘Aalaq, Amīn Ahsan Islāhīhas made a very valuable contribution to the exegetical literature of Muslims. Apart from probing the first revelation claim regarding this sūrah and explicating meanings of some significant words like &lsquo

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