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  • Fifty Lessons on Principles of Belief for Youths

    This text contains fifty chapters, each containing an important lesson on the fundamental beliefs of our faith that are especially relevant for the youth of today. Ayatullah Makarim Shirazi presents these lessons using both philosophical reasoning as well as Qur'anic verses, and concludes each lesson with a few relevant questions which are intended to increase understanding of that particular lesson.
  • Islam, Dialogue and Civil Society

    Dialogues among civilizations, Islamic world and modern changes, reason and religion, freedom and development, and traditions and modernity.
  • Fatima is Fatima

    Compilation of lectures given by Dr Shariati about the life of Fatima az-Zahra, the daughter of the Prophet and how she is a manifestation and a symbol of the way and an essential direction of 'Islamic thought' and an important source of learning for the Arabs that considered a man without sons as without descendants, while Allah gave the Prophet the best descendants through his daughter. Dr Shariati stresses the importance of her figure and invites all women around the world to look up to her as a universal role model.
  • Family Life

    This full-length text discusses in detail the process of the upbringing of children in an Islamically appropriate way starting at the very beginning with the selection of one's spouse and guiding parents on problematic issues particularly encountered by the youth of today.
  • Faith and Reason

    Answers by Ayatullah Mahdi Hadavi Tehrani to a series of questions often asked by young Muslims growing up in Western societies. The questions are on diverse topics ranging from Divine will, marriage, the role of women and the 12th Imam.