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Islam and the Freedom of Thought and Belief

Islam and the Freedom of Thought and Belief

This is a rather free translation of two lectures delivered by Martyr Mutahhari at the Husayniyyeh Irshad, Tehran, in the fall of 1969. They form part of a posthumously published collection consisting of an interview, speeches and notes, Piramun-e Jamhuri-ye Islami, Tehran: Intisharat-e Sadra, 1st ed., Khurdad, 1364

Various Articles
The Wonders of Creation

The Wonders of Creation

Glory be to Him Who created pairs of all things, of what the earth grows, and of their kind and of what they do not know. And a sign to them is the night: We draw forth from it the day, then lo! They are in the dark; And the sun runs on to a term appointed for it; that is the ordinance of the Mighty, the Knowing. (36:36-38)

Religions and Sects
Islam and Christianity

Islam and Christianity

The reviewer `Ali Quli Qara'i is the editor of Al-Tawhid (English). Soon after the Islamic Revolution of Iran he brought out a monthly journal in English, The Message of Peace, from Qum. Montgomery Watt is one of the leading living Orientalists, who has written and compiled a large number of books on various aspects of Islam, Muslim history and Islamic thought.

Ethics Articles
Knowledge and Wealth in the Islamic Tradition

Knowledge and Wealth in the Islamic Tradition

One of the key mythological constructs of Western scientific and economic development is embodied in the often cited but little understood phrase 'knowledge is power." Francis Bacon, European philosopher and would-be statesman, spoke these infamous words in the early 17th century CE.

General Articles
The Problem of Contradiction in Islamic Philosophy

The Problem of Contradiction in Islamic Philosophy

He makes the night enter into the day and makes the day to enter into the night and brings forth the living from the dead and brings forth the dead from the living. (The Holy Quran)

General Articles
Sins (Offences) Are of Three Kinds

Sins (Offences) Are of Three Kinds

Amirul Momineen Ali (a.s.) says in Nahaj-ul-Balagah: Zunbun…Maghfoor meaning: Sins are of three kinds: The one which will be forgiven, two; the committer of which can hope for pardon and three; the sin which will never be forgiven.

Various Articles
Theism and Monotheism

Theism and Monotheism

We Believe that the Almighty, and omnipotent God exists as the Creator and Ruler of the universe; and that the traces and signs of His greatness, knowledge, and power is apparent through the different aspects of any thing that exists; i.e. in human, animals, vegetations as well as in the planets of the skies and the higher worlds.

Ethics Articles
Fair Exposition of the Difference between the Truth and Aberration

Fair Exposition of the Difference between the Truth and Aberration

Praise be to Allah Who has saved us by our clutching the rope of the two weighty things which He has extended for us into the abyss of error, and salutations and peace be on our Prophet Muhammad (S.A.W.) and his Family, the good Prophet and the good Family. This essay on the exposition of the path of knowledge of the mysteries of religion for the most elite and noble is called A Fair Exposition (al-Insaf) because it is free from deviation and aberration.

Ethics Articles
Perfecting Man's Faith and Conviction

Perfecting Man's Faith and Conviction

Human beliefs, like man's knowledge, science and technology, advance with the centuries. Religion predates history, and has always engaged mankind's particular affection and attention. Language, writing, and means of livelihood have all progressed in parallel with man's mental and spiritual growth.

Ethics Articles
An Exemplary Human Being

An Exemplary Human Being

The subject under discussion is the perfect man from the viewpoint of Islam. A perfect man means an exemplary human being, who is superior and exalted, or any other interpretation that one can make. Like everything else, a human being may be perfect or imperfect, and sound or defective. A sound person, too, may be both sound and perfect or sound and imperfect.

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