Renaissance Monthly Journal
Renaissance | May - 2014
A monthly journal promoting research and original thinking in the light of the original sources of Islam.
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The Trusteeship of the House of God to the Israelites
Ishmael (sws) was married into Hagar’s tribe, Banū Jurham, which was a devotee of Abraham (sws). The people of this tribe had also come and settled in Makkah. According to the revelations received by Abraham (
Both these sūrahs form a pair with relation to their subject.
In the first sūrah, the basis of the argument is the authenticity of the Qur’ān, and in the second one, the signs of the Almighty in a man’s being form this basis.
The sūrahs are directed at th
To give in charity is a very coveted human trait. Looking after the need of others is an acknowledgement of God’s favours on one’s self. It is also our unwritten obligation towards the society. People who are sensitive to the needs of others will find others sensitive to their own needs. The