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The Practice of the Holy Prophet (S) and Muslim Leaders in Dealing with Ideological Opponents

This article illustrates the practice of the Holy Prophet (S) and the first Caliphs in dealing with opponents, and demonstrates that using differences as a pretext to declare other Muslims as kaafir and justify their persecution and killing has never been a practice of these great personalities.

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Religious Pluralism and the Transcendent Unity of Religions

The following discussion first depicts the possible meanings of religious pluralism, and then goes on to explain the teachings of the transcendent unity of religions. It concludes with the implications of this confrontation.

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Imam Ali and the Caliphs: Their Relationship and Interaction

This article presents briefly the relations that Imam Ali (as) had with the first three caliphs: instead of underlying their difference of opinions he always tried to counsel and cooperate with them in order to preserve the unity and well-being of the Ummah.

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Editorial, Volume 2, Number 3 Winter 2008

Editorial about the efforts to be done towards the Islamic Unity, in order to find a common ground for all the islamic mahdahib to be united against all the enemies manifested and hidden of Islam.

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Religion in a Secular World: The Case of Shariah Law in Canada

As large numbers of Muslims continue to establish themselves in the West, they inevitably have to deal with the challenge of secularism. The fundamental question which is often asked is: how can a Muslim maintain his faith in a largely secular environment? Attempts to deal with this issue have led to the establishment of religious centres, Islamic schools, and various faith-oriented organizations, all within the framework of a multicultural society. A more recent effort is the attempt to incorporate Shari’ah-based arbitrations within the secular legal structure.

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A Glimpse into the Melodiousness of the Qur’an

Ever wondered why the holy Qur'an is recited the way it is? What purpose and aim such a recitation is? Whether the Qur'an is considered prose or poetry? If you have ever pondered about the above issues this article will provide you with the explanations and examples made to demonstrate the melodiousness and the miracleness of the holy Qur'an.

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Elements of Unity

This text argues that the elements of unity are essential to the human condition and are aplenty. It enumerates these elements and elucidates the Quranic basis for them.

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Constructive Interaction between the World Religions: A Framework for World Order

The article is the text of the paper delivered by his Excellency, Ayatullah Jawadi Amuli, at the conference on "Constructive Interaction between the World Religions - A Framework for World Order", which was convened on March 18-19, 2006, in Isfahan, Iran, and was attended by prominent leaders of the living religions of the world.

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Hajj, Manifestation of Unity

Hajj Manifestation of Unity. This article was a part of the handouts of the Bi’theh-e Rahbari during the 1424 Hajj.

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