Renaissance Monthly Journal
Renaissance | December - 2011
A monthly journal promoting research and original thinking in the light of the original sources of Islam.
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The cold-blooded murder of our dear Dr Muhammad Farooq Khan just over a year ago had shook all of us to the core and today while we still have not recovered from that shock, a second shock has jolted us. In a very similar manner and perhaps for very similar reasons, our dear Dr Habib ur Rahman embraced martyrdom at the hands o
(This write-up is prepared by the Hadīth Cell of Javed Ahmad Ghamidi)
روي أنه قال رسول الله صلى الله عليه وسلم: الملك في قريش، والقضاء في الأنصار، والأذان في الحبشة والأمانة في الأزد يعني اليمن.
It is narrated tha
كُلُوا وَاشْرَبُوا هَنِيئًا بِمَا كُنتُمْ تَعْمَلُونَ (19)
These people will be delivered glad tidings from their Lord that as a reward for their deeds, they can eat and drink to their heart’s content. Neither will this harm them in any way no
Central Theme and Relationship with the Previous Sūrah
This is the third sūrah of this group. In both the previous sūrahs – Qāf and Dhāriyāt– intellectual and historical arguments as well as those from the world within man and that out outside him are mentioned to substantiate death and the
God is Ever Merciful and we always expect that He will deal mercifully with us and forgive our mistakes even if we falter again and again. But often we do not show mercy to others. There are instances which warrant clemency on our part but we choose to become callous instead. If a person commits a mistake accidentally or does