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Monthly Renaissance | Al-Mawrid

Renaissance | November - 2012

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


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Ishaq Nagi: A Dear Brother in Faith

Dr. Khalid Zaheer Issue: November 2012

Obituary   When I started learning religion from both the mentor and his student, Mawlānā Amīn Ahsn Islāhī and Javed Ahmad Ghāmidī sāhib, almost at the same time from 1980 onward, the few people I knew who were doing likewise many years before me included Ishāq Nāgī sāhib. I can’t imagine his picture in mind without a
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Companions (rta) of the Prophet (sws)

Imam Amin Ahsan Islahi Issue: November 2012

Hadīth Studies (Translated from Mabādī Tadabbur-i Hadīth by Tariq Hashmi)   The prophetic knowledge and practice have mainly reached the ummah through the Companions (rta), so they acquire a marked priority over the rest of the ummah. It is only the Prophet’s (sws) Companions (rta) through whom the rest of the people of the w
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Narrative on the Changes made in the Qur’ān by al-Hajjāj ibn Yūsuf

Dr. Shehzad Saleem Issue: November 2012

Hadīth   I. Introduction It is reported in a narrative that al-Hajjāj ibn Yūsuf (d. 95 AH) in his time changed the Qur’ān at eleven places. No Muslim scholar regards this report to be authentic. However, some western scholars while relying on this report believe that [email protected]āj was responsible for a minor recension of the Q
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Sūrah Mā’idah (64-89)

Dr. Shehzad Saleem Issue: November 2012

Qur’ānic Exegesis (Translated from Al-Bayān by Dr Shehzad Saleem)   بسم الله الرحمن الرحيم وَقَالَتِ الْيَهُودُ يَدُ اللّهِ مَغْلُولَةٌ غُلَّتْ أَيْدِيهِمْ وَلُعِنُواْ بِمَا قَالُواْ بَلْ يَدَاهُ مَبْسُوطَ
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Sympathy

Dr. Shehzad Saleem Issue: November 2012

Editorial   Sympathy is a trait that should surge from us like a gushing fountain. Like a mother’s love for her child, it should be spontaneous and impulsive. Seeing a person in distress should perturb and agitate us. Even if we are helpless to practically do anything to redress the situation, concern should pour out from us and an
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