This Article asks whether ICJ opinions to date suggest that judicial consideration of Islamic legal norms has played, can play, or should play a role in the ICJ's resolution of international legal disputes or in establishing the legitimacy of the results that it...
The status of “women” as interpreted by Shiites in a philosophical and legal context, as well as their social status in Shiite communities, throughout history up until today, can only be considered and studied within a general framework, using an approach that must obviously be based on...
Considering the fact that a great deal of technical jurisprudential terms are frequently used in Fiqhi resources, English Department of Ayatollah Makaim Shirazi’s Office releases the compilation of jurisprudential terms along with their simplified explanation to...
This paper addresses the question of whether or not there is sufficienthistorical evidence to support the tradition that the ḥawza of Najaf is indeed 1,000years old...
Studying Jurisprudence Principles of Imam Hussein’s Uprising and Interpretations of Imam Khomeini and Shahid Mutahhari
Although the uprising of Ashura happened as an event of a special time and place and finished with martyrdom of the dearest people of Islam, but in a short time have changed to a rich and long - lasting culture, the effect of which has extended during times...
This article examines the development of the position of Shaykh Muhammad Mahdi Shams al-Din who headed...
Islamic law, and criminal law in particular, have been closed since its heyday of legal scholarship to external influences and new theoretical arguments and constructs...
This article introduces the Ṣāliḥiyyah school in Qazvīn, an innovative religious school founded in...
At the event of Ghadir, is it sensible that "mawla" means “friend” and “helper”? Supposing it to be true, did Muslims fulfill the obligation of help and friendship after the demise of the holy Prophet?
There were two types of ijāzas: an ijāza of ijtihād and an ijāza of riwaya. Modern researchers maintain that an ijāza of ijtihād permitted the holder to exercise ijtihād, and that attaining the ijaza was a prerequisite to...