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Abstract Who is the perfect man? How one can reach that level? Is the perfect man a philosopher who has reached the ultimate mental level, or is it someone who thinks that the meaning of life is only love? Or perhaps, it is a strong and mighty human model created by Nietzsche, or someone who doesn’t have anything at all… This book, one of the most popular works of the Muslim scholar Murtaza Mutahhari, contains an analysis of different schools’ views on the “perfect man” phenomenon. By means of studying Western and Eastern ideologies (including intra-Islamic ones) the author reveals…
Abstract The poetry of Imam Ruhollah Khomeini (1902–1989) is full of allegories, deep insights about the essence of existence, the human’s mission and the dramatic history of God-seeking. Imprint Ruhollah Khomeini. Water of life / translated from Farsi. – М.: ООО Sadra, 2016. – 212 p.
Abstract The book describes the events that took place in Antioch during the Prophet Jesus’ times. This story is mentioned in the surah “Ya Seen” of the Holy Qur’an and is explained in detail in different exegeses. Thus, the 13th and 14th verses of this surah say: And present to them an example: the people of the city, when the messengers came to it — When We sent to them two but they denied them, so We strengthened them with a third, and they said, "Indeed, we are messengers to you." Imprint The message that pierced the sky / translated…
Abstract A house owned by Abu Ayyub al-Ansari became well-known in the history of Islam. It was located in Yasrib — the town where the Prophet went from Makkah. All inhabitants of the town came out to meet the Prophet, and everyone wanted him to stay in his house. In order not to hurt anyone, the Prophet let his camel choose a place to stay. The camel stopped not far from the house of Abu Ayyub, one of the poorest Muslims of Yasrib… Imprint The owner of the house of light / translated from Farsi by J. Mirzoyev. – М.:…
Abstract The book called “The pearl of the Quraysh tribe” tells about Amina, the Prophet Muhammad’s mother. She was born in Medina and was the daughter of Wahb ibn Abdumanaf, the leader of the Banu Zuhra clan of the Quraysh tribe. She was the most beautiful and educated among the Qurayshi women, and excelled all of them in sincere worshipping to God. She occupies a special place in the history of Islam. She was granted an honour that no other woman had received: she became the mother of the last Prophet, who was sent as a mercy to the worlds……
Abstract The book tells about the life of the Prophet Noah, the first of the five great Islamic prophets sent to people by Allah. He is identified with the biblical Noah. His name is mentioned in numerous verses of the Qur'an, and the 71st surah, which was revealed in Makkah, bears his name. The Qur'an says that the Prophet Noah, following Allah's command, started to preach monotheism to his pagan fellow tribesmen. People called him mad, insulted him, humiliated and threatened with stoning. Noah’s admonitions were fruitless, so he begged Allah for help… Imprint Takdis S. The story of the…
Abstract This collection of articles dedicated to Stanislav Mikhailovich Prozorov, a prominent Russian expert in Islamic studies, one of the founders of the Saint Petersburg school of Russian Academic Islamic studies, includes the articles of Russian and foreign researchers, most of whom are peers, colleagues and students of S.M. Prozorov. The authors focus on different areas of academic Islamic studies: Islamic historiography and source study, Sufism, methodology of research works on Islamic studies, textology, translations of Islamic sources published in Russian for the first time, Islamic education in Russia, outstanding display of Islamic culture in Muslim countries, including the countries…
Abstract The book answers the question how the conceptualisation of the “harf”, a basic linguistic component, which developed in the Arab linguistic tradition since the 8th century, is possible. It has been demonstrated that the “harf” can not be accurately interpreted using the European linguistic categories, such as phonemes, vowels, consonants, letters etc. It is possible to explain the view on the “harf” in the Arab linguistic tradition only on the ground of the process logic, but not the substantial logic. It raises the question of the metaphysics of splitting the events in systems of things and suggests reconsidering the…