The historic letter of The Great Leader of the Islamic Revolution and Founder of the Islamic Republic of Iran, Imam Khomeini, has attracted attention of the...
In this dissertation, the writer studies the political thought of a scholar and political actor who has long been viewed as a...
In accordance with the author, religious democracy is a conception of democracy that recognizes the collective power and people’s participation as the essence of democracy, and also justifies, analyzes, and...
The resistance movement of Ayatollah Khomeini is off-spring of a massive Shi’i Usuli movement after its revival in Karbala. Kashmir is associated with Sufism when it comes to...
The 3rd of June 1989 was a tragic day, the 7 am news on the Iran radio stated the following: "In the name of God, to God we belong and to Him we return. The holy spirit of the leader of...
The Annual Ayatollah Khomeini International Conference which is organized by Hawza Ilmiyya Jami Babul Ilm will be held on June 10, at Kashmir University...
If Imam Hassan (A.S) had as much followers as you have today, he would have risen up against the caliphate of his time. At first, he staged an uprising but when he learned that his followers had been bribed, he dismissed his decision to follow...
Based on the traditions discussed here, Ayatollah Khomeini asserts with certitude that all the power and authority (al-wilaya al-mutlaqa) that was vested in the Prophet and the infallible Imams now devolves upon the...
The present English translation of Imam Khomeini’s well- known book: “Tahrir al- Vasila” consisting of his juristic verdicts, occupies an important place in the program for...
Ijtihad in Twelver Shiism: The Interpretation and Application of Islamic Law in the Context of Changing Muslim Society
The purpose of the thesis is to investigate whether Islamic laws, without relaxing the nature of the Shari 'a, could be expanded and adapted to meet the changing needs of modem Muslim societies....