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Monthly Archives: April 2008

What is NOT taught at School

The way of learning from al- Sadiq and discussing for evidence was not as the way we find today in the Islamic theological centers. Rather, his students, except some of them, believed in his Imamate. As we have mentioned earlier, the Imamis believe that the knowledge of the Imam did …

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History of Sciences in the Islamic World

The way of learning from al- Sadiq and discussing for evidence was not as the way we find today in the Islamic theological centers. Rather, his students, except some of them, believed in his Imamate. As we have mentioned earlier, the Imamis believe that the knowledge of the Imam did …

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Islam and Racism

Men of science assume two types of evolution for man: one of which is biological evolution, about which you may have read in biology and know that man is considered as the most perfect animal and the last link in the natural evolution of animals. But the historical or social …

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Critique of Marxist Philosophy – Part Two

Martyr Muhammad Baqir al-Sadr’s A Critical Summary of His Philosophy: Part 2 by Ali Qul’ Qara’i Preface: Ever since man has attempted to determine his relation to the external world, the formulation of world view has been a central problem of philosophic thought. The author’s aim is to present the …

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Critique of Marxist Philosophy – Part One

Martyr Muhammad Baqir al-Sadr’s A Critical Summary of His Book Our Philosophy by Ali Quli Qara’i OUR PHILOSOPHY: By Muhammad Baqir As-Sadr. Translated from the Arabic with an introduction and notes by Shams C. Inati. Foreword by Sayyed Hossein Nasr. The Muhammadi Trust in association with KPI: London and New …

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The Spiritual Message of Shiism

The genuine value of Hajj and its reforming effects on the soul and behavior does not lie in mechanically routine practice, devoid of any meaning or value beyond what is seen, but in the awareness of the pilgrim and his spiritual and ideological awareness of every action he practises, every …

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The Concept of Love in the Shi’i Creed

The genuine value of Hajj and its reforming effects on the soul and behavior does not lie in mechanically routine practice, devoid of any meaning or value beyond what is seen, but in the awareness of the pilgrim and his spiritual and ideological awareness of every action he practises, every …

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Act Now: Bahraini Shia Activists Being Tortured

Two human rights activists, detained in December 2007 demonstrations in Bahrain, collapsed on 26 March 2008, after three days of hunger strike. Ahmed Jaffer and Isa Al-Sarah were reportedly taken to the hospital after they fainted. The detainees are protesting against the bad prison conditions and treatment meted out by …

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