Vol. 14, no. 3, Autumn 2013

Love for the Ahlul Bayt and its Outcomes

This article offers the effects of having love for the Ahlul Bayt in this world and in the next.

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Imam Sadiq’s Contribution to the Scientific Movement in the Early Period of Islam

This article focuses on Imam Ja'far al-Sadiq 's role in developing this scientific movement, offers an account of the number and religious denominations of his students and narrators, and reveals the degree to which this influence extended to include Sunni literature of Islamic studies. Indeed, many scholars and students are indebted to the Imam's vast knowledge and contributions in religious and academic fields.

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A Glimpse at the Major Shi'a Seminaries, Part 3

This article largely focuses on the Islamic Seminaries of Jabal Aamel, Isfahan, and Mashhad.

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Man and the Formation of Social Life According to Tafsir Al-Mizan

This article investigates the viewpoint of Allamah Tabatabai on the characteristics of man, particularly his social life, the origin of the human society, and man's tendency to establish social justice.

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Miracles and the Principle of Causality: Christian and Shi’a Perspectives

Miracles have always been a controversial issue, both in theology, philosophy, and science. This paper will quote from both Christian and Shi'a perspectives and will conclude that miracles are not against the principle of causality

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The Cause of the Ashura Uprising: A Qur’anic Perspective

This article demonstrates that the actions on the Day of Ashura are a direct reflection of several Qur'anic principles, like obedience and submission only to God, being free, using the Prophet's way of life as a paradigm for all, commanding right and forbidding wrong, resisting against oppression, rejecting a life of humiliation, and establishing justice. Imam Husayn's accomplishments on that day provided a set of guidelines for all future generations to follow.

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Spiritual Dimensions of Mourning for Imam Husayn (a) Part 3

Part 3: How True Mourning Can Lead to the Goodly Life

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