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March, 2018

  • 24 March

    Ayatollah Sistani’s Doctrine Differs from Ayatollah Khoei’s One

    Sayyid Monir Al-Khabbaz expressed in details on the scientific approach of Grand Ayatollah Sistani, reiterating that the Ayatollah’s doctrine is totally different from that of Grand Ayatollah Khoie in terms of Jurisprudence (Fiqh) and Principle principle of Jurisprudence (Usool)...

  • 20 March

    Nowruz in Islam

    Nowruz is the traditional Iranian festival of spring which starts at the exact moment of the vernal equinox, commencing the start of the spring. It is considered as the start of the New Year among Iranians. The name comes from Avestan meaning “new day/daylight”. Noruz is celebrated March 20/21 each ...

  • 11 March

    Bitcoin from the Perspective of the Shiite Clerics’ Fatwas

    This article seeks to explore the Fatwas of Shiite faqihs (well-qualified religious authorities/experts on Islamic Jurisprudence) regarding digital currency such as Bitcoin so that Shiite believers know how to treat such a new phenomenon...

  • 9 March

    A Note on Muslim Women on International Women’s Day

    There is much debate to be had, there is much that Muslim women can add to the debate, in their diversity of views and opinions, we don’t want voices from within our diversity to be cherry picked and given a platform as icons when they are not representative...

  • 4 March

    Allama Tabatabaei’s Note on Alcoholic Beverages

    The only religion that has strongly banned alcoholism in the world is Islam, and it is thanks to this principle that the toxic effects of this poisonous drink are not manifest among the followers of Islam, said Allama Tabatabaei in his note to the congress on fighting alcoholic beverages at the request of the...

February, 2018

  • 26 February

    Imam Musa al-Sadr Still Alive and Kept in Jail

    The daughter of Lebanon’s prominent Shia leader Imam Musa al-Sadr, who went missing with two companions nearly 40 years ago in Libya, says she strongly believes that her father alive and being kept in prison...

  • 26 February

    The History of an Islamic School of Law: The Early Spread of Hanafism

    Using rich material drawn mainly from medieval Islamic biographical dictionaries, Nurit Tsafrir offers a thorough examination of the first century and a half of the school’s existence, the period during which it took shape...

  • 26 February

    Fiqh According to the Quran and Sunnah

    This book is nicely divided into many sections starting with the Book of Purification and ending with the Book of Zakah. Each book is further subdivided into chapters which explain a specific topic in...

  • 11 February

    Summer Courses on Shi‘a Studies to be Held on July

    Al-hikmah institute of Al-Mustafa International University organizes a summer program which provide a format for introducing and discussing Shi‘a history, thoughts, beliefs, demography, Shi‘a governments, education system, branches and denominations, as well as ideological roots of Islamic revolution in...

  • 2 February

    Three Reasons why the Islamic Revolution of Iran Was a Miracle

    For 25 years, millions of Iranians were held hostage by the United States. That’s right: from August 19, 1953 to February 1, 1979—9,037 days in all—over 17 million Iranians were essentially hostages of the ṭaghut (evil, corrupt and deviant) government of the United States. That these hostages managed to free themselves from U.S. oppression due to the victory of the Islamic Revolution in Iran is indeed a miracle...

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