Renaissance Monthly Journal
Renaissance | December - 2016
A monthly journal promoting research and original thinking in the light of the original sources of Islam.
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Question: The president of the country, Field Marshal Ayub Khan recently declared the late Sir Syed Ahmed Khan to be a great leader, reformer and saviour of the Muslims. Do you agree with his opinion?
Answer: As for the late Sir Syed Ahmed Khan being a great leader, it is a fact and a reality that he was an
The purpose of the debates with the Jews of Madinah immediately after the Prophet (sws)’s arrival was to remind them of the forgotten status they had possessed in the system of divine guidance which could have enabled them to move forward and grasp the torch of guidance once again. They were capable enoug
Narratives about Wearing Coloured Clothes and Gold
1. Nafi‘ narrated that ‘Abdullah ibn ‘Umar (ra) used to wear clothes dyed with ochre colour and saffron.
Explanation: Ochre or mud colour is typically associated with Sufis and mystics. This colour is very dignified. It is a natur
قَالَ فِرۡعَوۡنُ اٰمَنۡتُمۡ بِہٖ قَبۡلَ اَنۡ اٰذَنَ لَکُمۡ ۚ اِنَّ ہٰذَا لَمَکۡرٌ مَّکَرۡتُمُوۡہُ فِی الۡمَدِیۡنَۃِ لِتُخۡرِجُوۡا مِنۡہَاۤ اَہۡلَ
Wives in the feudal cultures of most Muslim countries are often faced with an ordeal at the hands of their husbands: meagre pocket money. In more pathetic situations, a wife never receives any pocket money at all. Those of them who are working may not be facing such shameful situations, but those who are not