In this commentary of the Sūrah ‘Aalaq,
Amīn Ahsan Islāhī has made a very valuable contribution to the exegetical
literature of Muslims. Apart from probing the first revelation claim regarding
this sūrah and explicating meanings of some significant words like ‘iqrā, he has
given a fresh insight into the interconnectedness of the sūrah’s verses.
Sūrah Āl-i ‘Imrān (42-63)
This is an annotated translation of twenty verses of Sūrah
Ālay-‘Imrān by Jāved Ahmad Ghāmidī. These verses narrate the anecdote of God’s
communication with Mary regarding her purity and exaltedness, and her divinely
ordained pregnancy. This is followed by Jesus’ ministry, his earnest calls to
the Israelites, their ruthless rejection of his message and the punishment of
ignominy stamped upon them. Finally, the Israelites of the Prophet’s times are
invited to invoke, along with believers, God’s wrath for whoever is on the wrong
Ma‘rūf and Munkar: Good and Evil
This brief exposition of Farāhī is an attempt to sum up the possible means of
identifying what is good and what is evil. In addition, this also tries to
underpin the overall divine wisdom behind giving plain verdicts on certain
issues while observing silence on others.
True Muslim, Mu’min, Mujāhid, and
This is a comprehensive text of different narratives
attributed to the Holy Prophet (sws) on the above captioned topic along with its
requisite explanation by Moiz Amjad.
CII, Divorce Laws, and Argumentum ad Baculum
Asif Iftikhar analyzes various
aspects of the on-going national debate on divorce laws.
How to Improve our Daily Prayers?
This short essay by Abdullah Rahim comprises a set of useful
suggestions and recommendations aimed at improving our daily prayers.