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  • How can one create harmony between religion and science?
    3240 Philosophy of Religion 2008/07/02
    Those who consider religion and science as two separate ways aren’t truly familiar with divine religions particularly Islam and haven’t paid attention to the fact that the two are of completely different responsibilities that have nothing in common.Religion is of three parts; man’s relationship with himself, man’s relationship ...
  • What were the main causes of the crusades?
    14391 تاريخ بزرگان 2015/08/04
    The Crusades were a series of military attacks launched by Western Europe on Muslims and the Islamic world from 1095 to 1291. These wars which were sanctioned by Christian leadership and the Catholic Church, took place between followers of two big and powerful religions in a very ...
  • What is Islam’s view on dinosaurs?
    18611 Exegesis 2007/02/26
                The Quran is a book of guidance and everything which supports this goal [of guidance] has been mentioned in this Holy Book. The method used in expressing matters is: focusing on the general aspects and less on the details and particulars, ...
  • Can you shed some light on the number of major Shi'ah sects?
    3740 Traditional 2012/01/28
    The term Shi'ah literally means "follower" or "partisan" and it has also been used to mean "path", "faction", or a "member of a party". In the technical sense, the term Shi'ah has as close connection with the followers of the Commander of the Faithful, Ali (a.s.). It has been used ...
  • What is the starting point for purifying the soul?
    4052 Practical 2009/09/23
    Purification means to clean your soul of impurity. The Quran has mentioned purifying the soul in various verses but one should know that the basis and starting point of purification varies from person to person.  For a person that is not Muslim, the first essential step will be ...
  • There are verses in the Quran about marked stones rained down upon criminals; what does it mean for the stones to be marked?
    307 Exegesis 2018/05/09
    God, the Exalted, presents the story of Hud tribe in a part of the Chapter Hud (Chap. 11) mentioning that a few angels went to Prophet Lut as guests but in the guise of human beings. The Quran discusses the reaction of some corrupt and mischievous people ...
  • Why is polygamy permissible for men in Islam, yet impermissible for women?
    4396 Philosophy of Religion and Law 2008/09/18
    Before Islam, polygamy was considered normal and lacked any rules or limitations. As one of man’s essential needs, Islam has limited it, giving it specific conditions and terms. Islamic laws are all based on true needs and the benefit of society as a whole. The following needs are ...
  • Why do Shiite Muslims, who worship the One God, prostrate on a stone towards the Ka'bah?
    3611 Traditional 2011/02/12
    Shiite Muslims are monotheists and they worship the One God and prostrate only for Him. However, according to Islam, there are certain conditions for Sajdah in the prayers. One of those conditions is that the Sajdah should be performed in the direction of Qibla (Ka'bah) and the forehead should ...
  • What are the different types of pleasure? How can we reach the higher and greater pleasure?
    10564 Practical 2010/08/22
    Man has always lived with both pleasure and pain; he has invariably rejoiced one thing while suffering from another. Still ethics play a great role in moderating these feelings. It is within an ethical criteria that these feelings can be controlled by distinguishing which pleasure is moral and ...
  • Does committing some sins like suicide automatically entail entering Hell?
    2995 Practical 2010/09/04
    Some sins, due to their quality, leave no opportunity to repent and will lead their committers to the irreversible path of Hell, the same way falling from heights without employing a parachute or landing equipment will lead to the disintegration of the body or the same way falling ...

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