Renaissance Monthly Journal
Renaissance | March - 2016
A monthly journal promoting research and original thinking in the light of the original sources of Islam.
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All these motives were very genuine and noble; however, it was God’s wisdom that the Qur’an be revealed gradually – just as it was being done. Consequently, the Prophet (sws) was repeatedly urged to exercise patience. In Surah Taha (114-115) too he has been similarly urged. I have already referred to some aspec
Central Theme and Relationship with the Previous Surah
Like the previous surahs of this group, this surah too warns the disbelievers about the Day of Judgement. The previous surah ended on the note that the real reason why the slaves to worldly pleasures were evading the reminders of this Day was that they had lost their innat
Facing criticism is not easy. It hurts our ego and self-pride. But should we let our ego get in the way? If the critique is sound, we must acknowledge it and change our stance. It is a corollary of seeking the truth. Our affiliation is with the truth wherever it lies. Moreover, if the criticism relates to our conduct and charact