Vol.1, N.4

Irfan and Tasawwuf (Sufism)

'Irfan (Shi'i spiritual teachings), its beliefs, practices, different parts (Shari'ah, Tariqa, and Haqiqa) and some doctorines of of `Irfan


Sociology of the Quran Part II

This is the second part of Martyr Murtada Mutahhari's book Society and History (Jami'e wa tarikh), of which the first part appeared in the last issue (Vol. I, No. 3). In the first part on society, the author explained the Qur'anic viewpoint about society. Here in the second part, he discusses the problems of philosophy of history and enters into somewhat elaborate statement of the philosophy of historical mater­ialism and criticism of its main doctrines.