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Monthly Renaissance | Al-Mawrid

Renaissance | June 1999

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A Letter From Malaysia

Administrator Issue: June 1999

  Editor’s Email          Dear brother      Assalaamu Alaykum In my conversation with a senior politician in the country recently, I got the impression that the majority of the non-Muslims in the country is still very apprehensive about Islam and the Islamic State. We have t
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No Jihad Without the State

Dr. Shehzad Saleem Issue: June 1999

  Responses     Response: I think your insistence in the columns of this journal on the condition of having a state or a government makes the declaration of Jihad impossible in the present world, and this will benefit only the enemies of Islam  who will go on suppressing the Muslim population under their control. It ap
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Your Questions Answered

Dr. Shehzad Saleem Issue: June 1999

  Queries     The Philosophy of Mahr (Dower)   Question: Why is a man required to pay a pre-determined amount of money to his would-be-wife? Being a lady, it gives me the abominable feeling of a woman being sold to ‘her’ man. Is the wife the owner of this money? Or are her parents the owner? Answe
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Selections from Shaykh Sa`di

Administrator Issue: June 1999

  Rhyme and Reason     All night he wept unceasingly beside His friend, who lay inert upon the bed; At dawn they found that he who watched had died, And lo! The sick man had been cured instead.   ____________     A willow-branch reminds one that a youth Can easil
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Again, Islam is an Easy Villain

Administrator Issue: June 1999

  News & Views     Ibrahim Hooper comments on ‘The Siege’. He is National Communication Director of the Council on American-Islamic Relations. (Editor)     Producers of The Siege would have us to believe that art is merely imitating life in the film’s portrayal of crazed Muslims kil
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In the Hurt Game, Honesty Loses

Administrator Issue: June 1999

  News & Views     In the backdrop of the recently released movie ‘The Siege’ directed, written and produced by Edward Zwick, whose films include ‘Glory’ and ‘Legends of the Fall’. (Editor)   ‘Insidious, incendiary and dangerous.’ That is how the American-Arab
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Can Bank Lending be Islamically Fair?

Dr. Khalid Zaheer Issue: June 1999

  Economics     The most significant feature of a truly Islamic economic system should be that it ought to be fair. Interest has been condemned by the Qur’an because it jeopardises that ideal. The practice of  demanding security from borrowers while lending is also viewed by many Muslim scholars as unacceptab
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Speech at the Mosque of Banu Salim

Administrator Issue: June 1999

  Thus Spoke the Prophet (sws)…   Tr. by     According to Ibn H~ajr of Asqalan and Ibn H~azm of Cordova the following oration was the first oration delivered by the Holy Prophet in Madinah on Friday in the mosque of Banu Salim while on his way from Quba to Madinah proper in 1 A.H. (Editor)  
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Surah Alam Nashrah

Imam Amin Ahsan Islahi Issue: June 1999

  Qur’anic Exegesis     Central Theme and Relation with Previous Surah Thissurah, along with Surah D~uha, the previous surah, forms a pair. It begins after Surah Duha without any prior introduction, and the subject discussed in the verse: ‘Did We not find you an orphan and gave you shelter’ (93:6) an
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A Man’s First Foes

Asif Iftikhar Issue: June 1999

  Editorial     The funny thing is that we all know it. Sooner or later, we find it out. Yet, most of us choose to close our eyes to it. Perhaps because our immense desire to find a paradise right here cons us into believing otherwise. But, deep down, we know it. That life is rarely how we want it to be. That it’s
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A Man’s First Foes

Asif Iftikhar Issue: June 1999

  Editorial     The funny thing is that we all know it. Sooner or later, we find it out. Yet, most of us choose to close our eyes to it. Perhaps because our immense desire to find a paradise right here cons us into believing otherwise. But, deep down, we know it. That life is rarely how we want it to be. That it’s
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