Renaissance Monthly Journal
Renaissance | October - 2013
A monthly journal promoting research and original thinking in the light of the original sources of Islam.
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Book Title: Conference of the Books: The Search for Beauty in Islam
Book Author: Khaled M. Abou El Fadl
Publisher: Paramount Publishing Enterprise
Conference of the Books, a collection of essays, draws upon the remarkable intellectual heritage of the Muslim civilization. With ad
In a society envisaged by Islam it is important that an individual give due regard to the opinion of the parents in various matters; it is even more important that the parents be extra cautious in this matter since they hold moral authority over their children. Misuse and abuse of such authority can produce grave c
In the religion of Abraham (sws), the rituals of hajj and‘umrah are the pinnacle of worship. Their history begins with the proclamation made by Abraham (sws) after building the House of God that people should come here to ceremonially devote themselves and revive their commitment to the belief of tawhīd.
Both these sūrahs form a pair with regard to their subject matter. In the first sūrah, the Hypocrites are advised to learn a lesson from the fate of the Jews who they were inducing to evil deeds, and in the second the weak Muslims are warned of the consequences of maintaining ties with
It is apparent to every keen eye that the greatest issue faced by Pakistan in current times is religious extremism. It is our misfortune that today this is not merely limited to an ideology and its communication through the written and the spoken word. It has now crossed these confines and entered the realm of ca