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The Surah can be divided into the following six paragraphs.
The surah begins with the assertion that the Day of Judgement is certain to come. The Day shall evaluate a person according to his faith and deeds; it shall upgrade many a people and downgrade many of them. As a result
The Almighty has created man for the eternal life of heaven. Paradise is the real goal for which a Muslim must strive. This world is transitory and shall one day culminate in another world which shall be everlasting. There a person shall reap the fruits of his deeds done in this world: evil deeds will lead him to the ignominy of
The punishment of murdering or wounding a person is an important constituent of the penal code of Islam. In the following pages, we present our view about this punishment.
This category of crimes can be of two types as far as its nature is concerned:
Firstly, if someone is intentionally wounded or murd