Relationship between the Qur’ān
and the Previous Scriptures regarding Divine Injunctions
The Holy Qur’ān unequivocally
claims to be the last and final chapter of divine revelation. This has certain
implications for the potential role that the Holy Qur’ān has to play in the
ambit of divine guidance. In this short exposition, Hamīd Uddīn Farāhī unravels
these implications to give us a better understanding of the Book.
The Institution of Consultation
during the Reign of the Rightly Guided Caliphs
Islam believes in the
consultative model of governance. It goes without saying that this model
manifested itself perfectly during the reign of the Rightly Guided Caliphs. In
this article, Amīn Ahsan Islāhi describes the academic basis of this model,
provides a valuable insight into its practical manifestation and answers some
very crucial questions that have been haunting the Muslim intelligentsia since
Belief in the Prophets
Divine guidance came to mankind
through certain personalities that Allah selected for prophethood. Faith in them
is as indispensable as need for divine guidance. The view of the Holy Qur’ān
must therefore be understood for this all important tenet of Islam. In this
short essay, Jāved Ahmad Ghāmidi attempts to comprehensively describe all
related Qur’ānic teachings about belief in prophets. He also explains how a
person may be able to distinguish a true prophet from a false prophet.
The Keep-it-Simple Rule and Islam
Dr Khalid Zaheer explains that
the keep-it-simple rule is sanctified in the religion of Islam but with a
different connotation. He urges his audience not to lose sight of it because
this amounts to disregard to the truth.
The Political Language of Islam
This is a review of Bernard
Lewis’ book, The Political Language of Islam, by Madīha Tāriq.
A poem that unveils the
unflinching majesty of truth.