Vol.11, N.4, 2011

Understanding God's Mercy, Part 1

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 1 of 8.

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Taqwa : Part 1

In this paper, the author demonstrates the importance of taqwa, or self-restraint, as put forth in the Qur’an and Nahj al-Balaghah through explaining its definition, meaning, value, and effect.

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Shiite Authorities in the Age of Minor Occultation Part II

In this paper, the author studies the personality and role of a great Shi‘a jurisprudents and scholar of hadith who led the community during the Age of Minor Occultation (260-329 A.H), namely Muhammad ibn Ya‘qūb Kulayni.

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Khums: A Support for Financial Independence Part 2

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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Islam, Humanity and Human Values

In this paper, the author examines the definition of humanness by offering theories given by Greek peripatetics, determinists, socialists, and materialists. He concludes that God is the primary being capable of defining humanness, and offers ways in which humanness can be achieved as stated in the Holy Qur’an.

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Hijab and Family Life

In this paper, the author examines the impact hijab has on keeping the family structure intact.

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Editorial Volume 11, Number 4, Winter 2011/1432

In this paper, the author examines the first three months of the Islamic Lunar Calendar 1432 i.e. Muharram, Safar and Rabi‘ al-Awwal.

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A Glimpse of the Character Traits of the Prophet Muhammad, Part I

In this paper, the author reviews the life and conduct of Prophet Muhammad (s) in a scholarly manner focusing specifically on his exemplary standard of morality and his forbearance towards others.

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