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  • The Glorious Qur’an, translated with Commentary of Divine Lights Set 5

    The Glorious Qur’an, translated with Commentary of Divine Lights by Ali Muhammad Fazil Chinoy Set 5, Manzil 5, from Surah ash-Shuara’ (26) to the end of Surah Ya-Sin (36)

  • The Glorious Qur’an, translated with Commentary of Divine Lights Set 6

    The Glorious Qur’an, translated with Commentary of Divine Lights by Ali Muhammad Fazil Chinoy Set 6, Manzil 6, from Surah As-Saffat (37) to the end of Surah al-Hujurat (49)

  • The Glorious Qur’an, translated with Commentary of Divine Lights Set 7

    The Glorious Qur’an, translated with Commentary of Divine Lights by Ali Muhammad Fazil Chinoy Set 7, Manzil 7, from Surah Surah Qaf (50) to the end of the Holy Quran, Surah Surah an-Nas (114)

  • The Practice of the Holy Prophet (S) and Muslim Leaders in Dealing with Ideological Opponents

    This article illustrates the practice of the Holy Prophet (S) and the first Caliphs in dealing with opponents, and demonstrates that using differences as a pretext to declare other Muslims as kaafir and justify their persecution and killing has never been a practice of these great personalities.

  • Religious Pluralism and the Transcendent Unity of Religions

    The following discussion first depicts the possible meanings of religious pluralism, and then goes on to explain the teachings of the transcendent unity of religions. It concludes with the implications of this confrontation.

  • Imam Ali and the Caliphs: Their Relationship and Interaction

    This article presents briefly the relations that Imam Ali (as) had with the first three caliphs: instead of underlying their difference of opinions he always tried to counsel and cooperate with them in order to preserve the unity and well-being of the Ummah.

  • Editorial, Volume 2, Number 3 Winter 2008

    Editorial about the efforts to be done towards the Islamic Unity, in order to find a common ground for all the islamic mahdahib to be united against all the enemies manifested and hidden of Islam.

  • Islam and the Rights of Privacy Territory

    Human rights have always been an interesting and challenging issue of every community. In this book the author has done a wonderful job in dissecting the issues regarding privacy. Whether we talk about privacy on an individual level, social, territorial Oradea any other type of privacy you will find explanations and examples that will help you understand it's importance.

  • Islam and Just War Theory

    Islam and Just War Theory by Hajj Muhammad Legenhausen The Imam Khomeini Education and Research Institute, Qom, Iran 7. Feb. 2008 ************** In this paper, it is argued that an Islamic ethics of war and peace may be interpreted to yield a just war pacifism that is analogous to that developed on the basis of Western just war theory. Abstract Just war theory is said to have begun with Augustine. The doctrine was developed further as a religious teaching, but after the Reformation, secular versions of just war theory became prominent. “Just war” is contrasted with “holy war”. Since the crusades were considered by many Christians as holy wars, it is often assumed that jihad is the Islamic equivalent. In what follows, I argue that jihad shares much in common with the just war tradition. Recent theorists have used the term “just war pacifism” or “contingent pacifism” to describe the view that under the conditions of modern warfare, just war theory leads to the

  • Islamic Just War Pacifism

    Islamic Just War Pacifism By Hajj Muhammad Legenhausen The Imam Khomeini Education And Research Institute, Qom, Iran 16. Feb. 2008 ************* The issue of war and its necessity and fairness is a very common discussion subject in today's world when every day a new conflict arises around the world. The present paper aims to make a comparison between the justness of the Islamic war conditions and the Western war conditions. When is war justifiable? What are the conditions and differences? What is the Islamic just war pacifism? These are some of the questions that are answered in this paper. At the end of the paper the example of Zaynab, the daughter of Imam 'Ali (peace be with them), is given as indicating the kind of resistance to oppression in harmony with the just war pacifism. Abstract It is common to contrast pacifism with the just war theory. Pacifism holds that all wars are wrong, while the just war theory holds that under certain conditions, war is just.

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