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  • The Causes Responsible for Materialist tendencies in the West (3 of 4)

    What is materialism? Is man materialistic by nature? Materialism in history, in Islam, and in Christianity.
  • The Causes Responsible for Materialist tendencies in the West (2 of 4)

    What is materialism? Is man materialistic by nature? Materialism in history, in Islam, and in Christianity.
  • The Causes Responsible for Materialist tendencies in the West (1 of 4)

    What is materialism? Is man materialistic by nature? Materialism in history, in Islam, and in Christianity.
  • Religious Education of the Younger Generation

    The difficulty of religious education in the West and the modern world, and the role of Majlis-e-Aza (lectures for the remembrance of Imam Husayn and the Ahlul Bayt) as a forum of religious discussion.
  • 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.
  • Islam and Nationalism: A Theoretical Point of View Part 2

    In this paper, the author examines the position of nationalism in Islam and whether or not it prevents Islam from fulfilling its role in developing a just society. He highlights the fact that nationalistic biases never stemmed from religion itself; rather, its followers possessed prejudices that often led to disputes.
  • Reflections on Islam and Modern Life

    Islam and modern thought. Definition of modern. Comparison of traditional and modern sciences. Knowledge, modernism, role of man, evolution and society.
  • Apostacy in Islam

    This text first explains the view about faith in God and whether or not Islam can be forcefully imposed on others; then comes the Islamic view on the choices a person has after he has willingly joined the Islamic faith. Next, the discussion on the issue of apostasy and its two categories; followed by the religious sources for the punishment of an apostate. The treatise ends with a discussion on some Qur'ãnic verses and some relevant issues about minorities in the Muslim countries. ***** Introduction In the name of Allāh, the Beneficent, the Merciful. May Allāh send His blessings upon Muhammad
  • The Wine of Love, Mystical Poetry of Imam Khomeini

    The book is Dr. Ghulam-Reza Awani and Dr. Muhammad Legenhausen's English rendition of the Persian book "Badeh-e- Ishq" ( The Wine of Love), which is a collection of Imam Khomeini's mystical poetry with the appendage of the eight Ghazal poems in an earlier and smaller collection, Sabu-ye Ishq ( The Jug of Love) as well as Prof. Legenhausen's On the Symbolism of Religious poetry as appendix.
  • Woman

    Social independence of women, modern life and Islam, women in Qur'an, family rights, differences between men and women, inheritance, divorce, mut'a, and polygamy.
  • A New Perspective: Women in Islam

    "A New Perspective" is a dialogue between an Islamic scholar and a Muslim woman. The book discusses and expounds various issues regarding the rights and laws that pertain to women in Islam, and unwraps some of the distorted images and misconceptions that surround Muslim women.
  • What do You Know about Islamic Economics?

    A short text about the nature of the Islamic economic system, its distinction from Capitalism and Marxism, and the primary obstacles encountered in its application to society today.
  • Youth and Morals

    In this book, the author introduces some of the main issues affecting man’s social life and how Islam deals with them. He explains how a society wherein the individual and social ties are built on Islamic values enjoys tranquility, comfort, and trust in all its aspects.
  • Music and its Effects

    In this booklet, the author discusses the detrimental effects of music on our lives. He talks about the origin of music and its effects from various points of views. He also discusses what the Qur'an and narrations of the Ahlul Bayt have to say on this matter.
  • From Marriage to Parenthood The Heavenly Path

    The information in this manual is based on the authentic and original sources of the teachings of the Prophet (s) and his Ahlul Bayt (as), on the topics of marriage, sexual etiquette and the proper steps in order to conceive and raise good Muslim children. The book has plenty more tips including akhlaqi tips and advice on how to instill love for Allah and the Ahlulbayt in our children.
  • Principles of Upbringing Children

    Advice for parents, supported by the Hadith and Quran, on the upbringing and training of Children.
  • Treatise On Rights (Risalat al-Huquq)

    Imam Zayn al-'Abidin's `Treatise on Rights' is the only work attributed to him other than supplications or relatively short sayings and letters. The `Treatise on Rights' elaborates on a well-known saying of the Prophet, which has been transmitted in a rather large number of versions, because he repeated it in many different contexts.
  • The Human Cycle, 18 Lessons with Sayyid Muhammad Husayn Jalali

    This text is a compilation of the notes that the author collected during lessons with Sayyid Muhammad Jalali regarding the training and upbringing of children.
  • Supplication In the Eyes of the Ahl al-Bayt (as)

    This text begins introducing the Definition of Prayer, and its importance. The author explains how prayers are accepted, and what acceptance of prayer can lead to in a believer's life. Beyond the literal recitation of the prayer, in this text we can find the etiquettes of prayer, and other aspects we must take into consideration.
  • Spiritual Journey of the Mystics (Suluk al-Arifan)

    Etiquette and codes of special deeds performed by Allah's most sincere servants during the Holy Month of Ramadhan; the self-restraint and asceticism practised by them during these worships and the self-purification achieved by them.