Vol. 12, no. 1, Spring 2010

Quality of Hijab and the Social Relation of Men and Women

One of the most significant current discussions regarding the Islamic modest dress is the extent to which both men and women should dress. This paper studies the factors both men and women must take into consideration with regards to dressing modestly in society.

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Lady Nafisah

This article offers a brief biography of Lady Nafisah, a revered woman, with a description of her noble qualities and its influence on those who were acquainted with her and benefited from her support.

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Shi‘ite Authorities in the Age of Minor Occultation, Part 3: Shaykh Saduq

A brief presentation of the life and works of Sheikh Saduq

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Khums: A Support for Financial Independence, Part 3

In this paper, the author analyzes the narrations of the Imams of the Ahlul Bayt (a) regarding khums in detail in order to refute objections to it.

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Taqwa, Part 2

In part 1 of this article, Ayatollah Mutahhari elaborated on the definition, meaning, value, and effect of taqwa, or Godwariness, and self-restraint. In this article, he offers an additional description of taqwa: it gives a person insight, or the ability to make correct decisions, and the strength to overcome difficulties

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Understanding God’s Mercy Part 2

In this paper, the author examines the infiniteness of God’s mercy and His aim in creating man as seen in His qualities and actions, in divine sayings, and in the supplications and hadiths of the Ahlul Bayt (a). Part 2 of 8.

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