Renaissance Monthly Journal
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Where is Allah?
Question: Where exactly is Allah?
Answer: Just next to you. I am not joking. You might ask why then you can’t see Him.
The answer is that not everything you can’t see can be claimed to not be there. It all depends on what is it that you are looking for. The argu
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Last night I was wondering over the feelings of young Mehdi I met a few days ago. I was sitting in the library reading some works of literature when I heard some sound near me. My eyes caught him. He was a young boy in his
The existence of Islam has always made the West profoundly uneasy. Islam was the only major world religion to be revealed after the rise of Christianity, and consequently it was, from the moment of the revelation of Islam in the seventh century AD, viewed by Christendom as a direct threat and challenge to
In one of his articles1Mr Jochen Katz has pointed out a contradiction in two sets of verses of the Qur’an. According to Mr Katz, 2:62 and 5:69 contradict with 3:85 and 5:72.
These verses are presented below:
Indeed, those who have believed [in this Prophet] and those who became Jew
In the preceding Surah1, it is pointed out that the revelation of the Qur’an was a great blessing and favour of the Almighty. The fact that it was safeguarded in written form to provide mankind with Divine Guidance is also referred to. Now, this surah de
The Qur’anic text, although it is the Word of God protected from corruption and human interference, is expressed in human language which is the Arabic used at the time of revelation of Qur’an by the Arabs1. Despite its miraculous clarity2, its message could be, and has been, misunderstood by