Jesus Christ (‘a), most of his teachings concern ethics and moral values. He valued ethics and moral teachings so much that he came to be known by his followers and adherents as the...
Does the Islamic law deem Kidneys selling permissible or does it raise objections against it? Is it right if someone states in their will that their kidneys be donated or...
A Critique of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights from the Perspective of Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi
In the world of today, beautiful words like “human rights” are used rather frequently and extensively. Yet, these words are spoken most passionately by the corrupt superpowers, leading even some of the...
Slavery has been one of the most unfair practices in human history, something that any good conscience would reject. This is because all human beings are born free and none of them is entitled to enslave others. Although slavery in its most brutal form is no...
The human history is replete with countless happy and sad events; it has also witnessed the rise and fall of numerous history-makers. However, it has witnessed very few incidents with consequences and influences as far-reaching and...
In this paper, after explaining the reasons for the "sex reassignment", a review of related jurisprudential rulings issued by the famous Imamiya jurists will be presented...
“Following thorough investigation in valid sources we found that Hazrat Khadija was 26 or 28 years old when she married Prophet Muhammad while the Umayyad introduced her as 40 year-old widow and propagated among Muslims which was...
Extremist and hard-line Salafis regard all Muslims, apart from themselves, as infidels (Kafir) and polytheists (Mushrik), and consider shedding their blood and wealth as admissible. Obduracy in thought, ruthlessness in speech and...
During this Ramadan, as in some previous years, there have been many questions about the criteria for determining the start of the Islamic month and the role of science and the moon sighting in...
Ayatollah Nasser Makarem Shirazi in a ceremony of a nationwide Quran competition organized by Imam Ali (AS) Dar al-Quran Center on Friday said memorization, recitation and interpretation of the Quran are all meant to pave the way for implementing the teachings and injunctions of the...