The sociological study of the Shia theological seminary is a neglected task and I should immediately add that this is not a simple task. The present research is a pioneer in this field that try to explain some hidden aspects in the Shia theological schools...
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Hawza Ilmiyya Ja’fariyyah of Samarra was originally a religious seminary founded by the late Grand Ayatollah Sayyid Mirza Muhammad Hassan al-Hussaini al-Shirazi known as Mirza Shirazi in 1890 in...
The current volume is a translation of a series of article on the traditional system of Shia seminary sducation known as the hawza. After beginning with information about the hawza, the book begins by discussing the formative period of hawza in the early Islamic period and then traces the development of...
The Dar al-ilm project was originally a religious seminary founded by the late Grand Ayatollah Khoei in 1973 in Najaf. The former Iraqi regime demolished the seminary in 1990 which is the basis of this new project that has been re-established on a land area of 3320m from the shrine of Imam Ali ibn Abi Talib (as)...