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, meant to fulfil the same purpose. Given the finality of the Holy Qur’ān,
it is the pinnacle of divine discourse ever revealed to evoke the Hereafter.
Jāved Ahmad Ghāmidī, in this short exposition, inks a very insightful study of
this discourse on belief in the Hereafter.
Qurayshite Descent: A Condition for the
It is held, on the basis of some
traditions, that political leadership of Muslims can only be assumed by someone
belonging to the tribe of the Quraysh. This viewpoint, if correct, contradicts
the fundamental principle of Islam that no one is superior to others on grounds
of caste and race. In this essay, Amīn Ahsan Islāhī revisits those
traditions to assess whether they really convey the purported understanding or
if some other implication has been indicated by the Holy Prophet (sws).
Meccan Trade and the Rise of Islam
This is a book review of Patricia
Crone’s above captioned book by Umer Sarfraz.
Shehzad Saleem responds to a query about
coping with sexual desires at adolescence.
The Character of a Happy Life
A beautiful poem that spells out the ingredients of a happy