Vol.2, N.2 & 3

The Geography of Quranic Accounts: Eight Questions from Six Scholars of the Quran

Questions and answers by six scholars of the Qur'an on the subject of archealogical sites mentioned in the Qur'an such as Dhul Qarnayn Dam and Ashab-e Kahf Cave, and the purpose of studying these sites.

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Islamic Economy: Its Ideological and Legal Foundations

Ideological and legal foundations of an Islamic economy, its major features and purposes, and its flexibility as well as connections with other systems.

English

Cultural Relations Between Christianity and Shia Islam

Dialogues between Shi'i and Chrisitan scholars, the mention of Christianity and Prophet 'Isa (Jesus) in Shi'i texts, and mutual influences in Kalam (Theology).

English

Ahl-al-Bayt (a): Its Meaning and Origin

A short article from the quarterly journal Message of Thaqalayn, on the history of the term Ahl al-Bayt, and traditions which make use of this title.

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General Principles of Imam Khumaynis Political Thought

Includes topics such as alliance and separation between religion and politics, duty of religious leaders, necessity of government in the absence of the 12th Imam (a), and Wilayat al-Faqih (Absolute Guardianship).

English