Mohammad Ali Shomali,
Hujjat al-Islam Dr Mohammad Ali Shomali is a graduate of the Islamic Seminaries of Qum and has also both a BA and an MA in Western Philosophy from the University of Tehran and a doctorate in Philosophy from the University of Manchester. He is the Head of the Hawza Ilmiyya of England, the editor-in-chief of two journals, and has been active in inter-religious dialogue.
What is the Shi'a Islamic view on music? What separates poetry, nawha's and latmiyya's from the category of haram music?