The 10th international conference of Sireh Alavi (behavioral style) with the approach of Imam Ali (PBUH), economy and society will be held at University of Lorestan, Iran on...
Expediency Council Chairman Ayatollah Sayyid Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi, who passed away on Monday at the age of 70 after months of ill health, was laid to rest in the holy city of Qom on...
Sayyid Mahmoud Hashemi Shahroudi who lost his father in childhood followed his father in his career and became one of the special students of Ayatollah Muhammad Baqir Sadr. It is said that his master had called him as a promising future for
Chairman of Iran's Expediency Discernment Council Ayatollah Hashemi Shahroudi, passed away at 70. The health condition of Ayatollah Shahroudi had turned worse on Sunday, and he was in the...
In these collected essays writer has persistently developed a Weberian theoretical framework for the analysis of Shiʿism, from its sectarian formation in the eighth century through the establishment of the Safavid empire in the sixteenth century, to the...
In this book, the writer, Juan Ricardo Irfan Cole has contributed significantly to our understanding both of Nawabi Awadh (Oudh) and also Twelver (isna Ashari) Shi’ism. His detailed study of the social and...
Ayatollah Sayyid Hassan Modarres was born in 1870 in a village near Ardestan, a city in Isfahan province. His had a poor but religiously devoted family...
The 32nd edition of the conference, organized by the World Forum for Proximity of Islamic Schools of Thought (WFPIST), opened with representatives from 100 countries in attendance in...
Organized by the University of Religions and Denominations, the Shi’a Intensive Course endeavors to enhance scholarly attention to Shi’a Islam and offer an original and insightful understanding of its history, doctrines, and...
The book explains how Iran was to acquire one of its defining characteristics: its Shi'ism. Under the Safavids (1501-1736 CE), Persia adopted Shi'ism as...