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Monthly Renaissance | Al-Mawrid

Renaissance | June 2014

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Recording of Vowel Signs to the Text of the Old Testament

Abdul Sattar Ghauri Issue: June 2014

  Biblical Studies     The alphabetical letters (consonants) are merely symbols of sound. No doubt the words are formed by placing the consonants together but they cannot be pronounced until some proper vocalization system be applied. Some scripts and languages have introduced vowels in their alphabet to meet this requireme
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The Buhayra Monk Incident

Abdul Sattar Ghauri Issue: June 2014

  Biblical Studies     The Prophet of Islam (sws) never claimed that his teachings stemmed from his own ‘intellectual world’. The Qur’ān explicitly asserts:   Even so We have revealed to thee a Spirit of Our bidding. Thou knewest not what the Book was, nor belief; but We made it a light, where
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A Clear cut Prophecy regarding the Prophet of Islam in “Assumption of Moses”

Abdul Sattar Ghauri Issue: June 2014

  Biblical Studies     There is a strangely arranged prophecy regarding the Prophet of Islam in a pseudepigraphical book attributed to Moses named ‘The Assumption of Moses’.[1] It was introduced to me by a worthy friend, Mr. Muh~ammad Farooq Kamal.[2] The book consisted originally of 1,100 stichoi [lines], about
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Abdus Sattar Ghauri (A Humble Tribute)

Administrator Issue: June 2014

  Obituary       Respected Abdus Sattar Ghauri was a significant intellectual figure in Islamic scholarship of Pakistan. He was a great teacher, educationist, researcher, and author. In academic circles, he was recognized for his expertise in biblical literature. I first met him sometime in 2001 when his mid-sixt
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Abdus Sattar Ghauri (You will be missed!)

Asif Iftikhar Issue: June 2014

  Obituary     Received news from Dr Shehzad Saleem on 22nd of April that our dear and beloved Abdus Sattar Ghauri sāhib (b. 1935) had passed away. Ironically, I also received recording of a couplet by Hasan Ilyas and Dr Aamer Abdullah in which Ghauri sāhib had recited these lines of his, albeit in lighter vein:  
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Abdus Sattar Ghauri (A Warrior of a Rare Breed)

Dr. Khalid Zaheer Issue: June 2014

  Obituary     Ghauri sāhib was a rare man: down to earth, extremely polite, a devout believer, tolerant, friendly, and a genuine and devoted scholar of his field. He did a deal with His God to get an extension in life some years ago when he was seriously ill; his prayer was heard and he survived miraculously. Such was the
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Abdus Sattar Ghauri (The Father Figure of Al-Mawrid!)

Dr. Shehzad Saleem Issue: June 2014

  Obituary     In the wee hours of 22nd April, Al-Mawrid lost its senior most research fellow: Abdus Sattar Ghauri. He was almost 80 years old. As the father figure of this institute, he was loved and cherished by each and every member of its staff. Had our society been more sensitive to academic excellence, it would have s
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Brief Profile

Dr. Shehzad Saleem Issue: June 2014

    Born in Patiala (India) in 1935, Abdus Sattar Ghauri migrated to Pakistan in 1947 and taught for several years after he completed his MA (Islamic Studies) and M Phil (EPM). He remained a member of the National Curriculum Development Committee set up by the Ministry of Education of the government of Pakistan. He participated in m
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Special Issue

Dr. Shehzad Saleem Issue: June 2014

    This issue is dedicated to Abdus Sattar Ghauri – his person and his writings. He passed away on 22 April 2014. He was a Research Fellow of Al-Mawrid. ____________  
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