Qur’anic Exegesis (2:275-286)
One of the
major frailties that man suffers from is to mix up right with wrong so that the
distinction between them gets obscured and he, without the pangs of conscience,
avails himself of both of them. ‘‘Interest is just like trading’’ was the
argument raised by the audience of the Holy Prophet (sws). How could it be that
trading is allowed and interest disallowed?
How did the
Qur’an respond to this absurd line of argumentation? What will be the fate of
those who devour interest? What measures should be taken when a loan is
forwarded? These questions and some others have been dealt with in this section
of verses explained by Mr Javed Ahmed Ghamidi.
Researcher’s Companion to the Qur’anic verses under discussion, Mr Shehzad
Saleem analyzes some of their linguistic and stylistic features.
Islamic Renaissance in the Contemporary World
witness of the lost Muslim glory and the custodian of the rich tradition of
Islamic knowledge, has yet again sired a novel and a multi-dimensional Gülen
movement. The unsurpassable contribution made by Fethullah Gülen in
inter-religion dialogue, education, and social and political reforms is
acknowledged across the board among all people. To shed light on the salient
features of Gülen movement, a two day international conference was held in
Houston November 05. Dr Muzaffar Awan shares with us the gist of the
dissertations presented in the conference.
of Darwin regarding the creation of man has been binned since long. However,
every now and then, it emerges in different forms and facets to take hold of the
masses. Mr Hissan ur Rehman, reviews Harun Yahya’s book Darwinism Refuted in
which some obvious flaws have been pointed out about Darwinism, Neo-Darwinism,
and the Punctuated Equilibrium Model of Evolution.
Your Queries Answered
Dr Khalid Zaheer answers questions about
Hadith and Sunnah, sheds light on some of the bid‘ah practices of the Muslims,
and also explains some of the oft quoted Ahadith.