Renaissance Monthly Journal
Renaissance | January - 2015
A monthly journal promoting research and original thinking in the light of the original sources of Islam.
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It is not easy to remain honest in a society where dishonesty is the name of the game, a society in which virtue and vice were once distinguishable and when people perpetrated evil they would feel ashamed about it; in fact, they would try their best to hide their evil ways. Alas! Today the once distinct line
These surahs form a pair with regard to their subject matter.
In the first surah, the bases of the argument are the signs and manifestations in the world around man and in established historical facts, while in the second one, besides the signs and manifestations in the world
This world has been made as a place of a trial for mankind. Its essential consequence is reward and punishment for which the Day of Judgement has been fixed. In order to prove this to mankind in the same manner as scientific facts are proven in a laboratory, the Almighty, on several occasions, brought about le
Instructions to Warn the Quraysh
The tolerance towards the Prophet (sws) by the Quraysh was only a temporary phase. As soon as the Qur’an began to criticize the trustees of the Baytullah and their wrongdoings were publicized, they started to openly condemn his teachings and create barriers to further
Miracles and their purpose: Miracles, by definition, are exceptions and, as per the Qur’an (54), were performed to establish the veracity of God’s Messengers on empirical grounds for their respective nations. These nations were selected by God, according to His wisdom, to be rewarded or punishe