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Abstract The book of M.M. Al-Janabi, a famous Russian researcher and professor in the People’s Friendship University of Russia, reveals the fundamental aspects of Islam: its genesis, sources of cultural identity, relations between Muslims and nations practicing other religions, and the role of Islam in the current political and social life. The author offers an analysis of the ideas of major Muslim thinkers of the past and now, demonstrating evolution of Islamic philosophy starting from the early Middle ages until present time. The book treats separately the concept of Islamic centralism in the modern world and the issue of “political…
Abstract Over the last decades Islam has been rapidly spreading and gaining a foothold throughout the world. In this context, the society shows increasing interest to the Muslim culture and ideology. Theological works are supposed to help people properly comprehend the nature of Islamic teachings. The book introduced to readers was complied from the articles of Hamid Reza Ayatollahi, professor in the Tehran University. The articles are devoted to various aspects of religious research and cover such issues like arguments for God’s existence, importance of religion’s language, Islamic viewpoint on morality and relations between science and religion. They also touch…
Abstract The way the religious questions are posed and saints are depicted in the modern art, including cinema, differs significantly from the way it used to be in the world culture. In the past, depiction of saints was considered a part of religious art, whereas today we see them in painting and cinema, often devoid of their old sainthood. This book contains the analysis of differences between Western and Iranian films featuring prophets as main characters. It also includes speculations regarding the opportunities opened up for Islamic art and its relatively new branch — cinema. The book is meant for…
Abstract The tradition of tafsir (Qur'anic exegesis) dates back to 7th century AD. This tafsir was initiated last century in the Islamic Republic of Iran. A group of established Muslim scholars from the Islamic Centre for Scientific Research working under Ayatollah Allamah Al-Hajj Sayyid Kamal Faqih Imani began working on the full compilation of Qur'anic exegesis and commentary in 1991, which was followed by the translation of the work into various languages. This volume is devoted to the exegesis of chapters 1 and 2 of the Holy Qur'an. The publication is aimed at all those interested in the spiritual culture…
Abstract The tradition of tafsir (Qur'anic exegesis) dates back to 7th century AD. This tafsir was initiated last century in the Islamic Republic of Iran. A group of established Muslim scholars from the Islamic Centre for Scientific Research working under Ayatollah Allamah Al-Hajj Sayyid Kamal Faqih Imani began working on the full compilation of Qur'anic exegesis and commentary in 1991, which was followed by the translation of the work into various languages. This volume is devoted to the exegesis of chapters 3 and 4 of the Holy Qur'an. The publication is aimed at all those interested in the spiritual culture…
Abstract The tradition of tafsir (Qur'anic exegesis) dates back to 7th century AD. This tafsir was initiated last century in the Islamic Republic of Iran. A group of established Muslim scholars from the Islamic Centre for Scientific Research working under Ayatollah Allamah Al-Hajj Sayyid Kamal Faqih Imani began working on the full compilation of Qur'anic exegesis and commentary in 1991, which was followed by the translation of the work into various languages. This volume is devoted to the exegesis of chapters 5, 6 and 7 of the Holy Qur'an. The publication is aimed at all those interested in the spiritual…
Abstract The tradition of tafsir (Qur'anic exegesis) dates back to 7th century AD. This tafsir was initiated last century in the Islamic Republic of Iran. A group of established Muslim scholars from the Islamic Centre for Scientific Research working under Ayatollah Allamah Al-Hajj Sayyid Kamal Faqih Imani began working on the full compilation of Qur'anic exegesis and commentary in 1991, which was followed by the translation of the work into various languages. This volume is devoted to the exegesis of chapters 8, 9, 10, 11 and 12 of the Holy Qur'an. The publication is aimed at all those interested in…
Abstract The tradition of tafsir (Qur'anic exegesis) dates back to 7th century AD. This tafsir was initiated last century in the Islamic Republic of Iran. A group of established Muslim scholars from the Islamic Centre for Scientific Research working under Ayatollah Allamah Al-Hajj Sayyid Kamal Faqih Imani began working on the full compilation of Qur'anic exegesis and commentary in 1991, which was followed by the translation of the work into various languages. This volume is devoted to the exegesis of chapters 13, 14, 15, 16 and 17 of the Holy Qur'an. The publication is aimed at all those interested in…