Renaissance Monthly Journal
Renaissance | April 2008Magazine Subscription Request
Rhyme and Reason
How happy is the born and taught
That serveth not another’s will;
Whose armour is his honest thought,
And simple truth his utmost skill.
Whose passions not his masters are;
Whose soul is still prepared for death,
Untied unto the world by care
Of public fame or private breath.
Question: How should an un-married Muslim boy cope with the sexual urge that arises in him at adolescence?
Answer: First and foremost, it must be realized that the appearance of sexual urge at puberty or adolescence is a natural phenomena. Thus boys or girls who find this urge
Books n Books
Book Name: Meccan Trade and the Rise of Islam
Author: Patricia Crone
Publisher: Princeton University Press
State and Politics
An Islamic State is an ideological state. It is founded on some principles and beliefs and not on race, tribe or family. All the Muslims believing in God and following God and His Messengers are equal citizens of the state and as such enjoy equal rights. None among them bears superiority over his fellow citizens.
Faith and Beliefs
إِذَا زُلْزِلَتْ الْأَرْضُ زِلْزَالَهَا وَأَخْرَجَتْ الْأَرْضُ أَثْقَالَهَا وَقَالَ الْإِنسَانُ مَا لَهَا يَوْمَئِذٍ تُحَدِّثُ أَخْبَارَهَابِأَنَّ رَبَّكَ
In this Issue…
Belief in the Hereafter
The belief that gives real meaning to this life is faith in the afterlife. The Almighty raised a series of prophets and messengers only to remind mankind of the accountability in this life to come; His scriptures, besides providing some guidance about the correct way of life, mea