Islamic Articles

The Relationship between the Quran and the AhlulBayt (a)

According to numerous hadith scholars and historians, Shi’i and Sunni alike, the Prophet, peace and blessings be upon him and his family, never failed at different times in this life, including its difficult last moments, to draw people’s attention to the profound link between these two great and authoritative sources …

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The Promised Imam Mahdi (a)

In many religions there is an expectation for a savior to come and help the release from injustice. In Islam it is ‘Mahdawai’ which has a great international philosophy, because Islam is an international religion and Shia in its real meaning is an international factor. In addition to the Muslims …

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The Issue of Islamic Jihad and Peace

See what Islam has done one thousand and four hundred years ago when racial discrimination was at its peak in Arabia, and when no genuine Arab was at all ready to have his blood mingled with that of the Iranians, Romans, Africans, and others. In the Quranic verse which I …

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The AhlulBayt – The Household of the Prophet

The Ahlul Bayt or household of the Prophet Muhammad – peace be upon him and his household [pbuh] – refers to his daughter Fatima al-Zahra, his successor and son-in-law, Imam Ali, their two sons Imam Hasan and Imam Husayn, and the nine Imams from the lineage of Imam Husayn, peace …

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The Islamic Theory of Distribution

The first form of economic wealth is the natural resources of the environment. Unjust distributtion of economic wealth begins with the problem of ownership of these natural resources. One must know who has the right of ownership of these resources in Islam. Sadr, thus, must develop the theory of distribution …

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Economic Relationships

Man’s behaviour, according to Sadr, is categorized into three types of relationships: social, economic and religious. They stem from man’s basic relationship to other men, to the environment, and to God. The economic relations, however, are outcome of his inner instinct of self‑love that "always drives him to seek good …

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Islamic Economy: Its Ideological and Legal Foundations

Every system, intending to achieve certain goals, must be designed in a realistic manner. Therefore, if the system is supposed to be implemented in order to serve human life, particularly in the long-run, it must serve man’s goals and be consistent with his fitrah (primordial nature). This is not possible …

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A Glimpse from the Ray of Imam Hussain

Imam Hussain (a) is distinguished amongst other martyrs and revolutionaries by characteristics that excel all other martyrs; he became the master of all martyrs – from the first to the last – and this is not because he is an infallible Imam, nor is it because he is the grandson, …

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The Truth about Hussain’s Revolt

What you are about to read is a story of a great man whose uprising has no like in the annals of history. A revolution with goals most sublime, a victory most profound and at its core a pronouncement of reform over conquest. The story of Imam Hussain, the grandson …

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Hussain in the eyes of Humanity

What you are about to read is a story of a great man whose uprising has no like in the annals of history. A revolution with goals most sublime, a victory most profound and at its core a pronouncement of reform over conquest. The story of Imam Hussain, the grandson …

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