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  • How do we interpret the attributes just, most compassionate and one for God?
    3117 پروردگار. نامها و ویژگی ها 2012/10/20
    Justice means to place everything in its appropriate place. This said, divine justice can have two types. First: takwini justice which means that every existing being including the skies and earth are based on justice (and that there is a special balance between the different parts). Second: tashri’i ...
  • If a woman has not received alimony for 5 months, is she considered divorced?
    3658 Laws and Jurisprudence 2007/01/06
    Executing a divorce, in Islam, is a choice which pertains to the husband; hence, women cannot divorce themselves from their spouses. The husband’s not paying his wife’s canonically-required expenses (nafaqah) does not constitute a right to divorce. Consequently, the issue of ...
  • What reason do Shia scholars have that proves the story of “Abdullah bin Saba’” by ‘Seyf bin Umar’ to be forged and false?
    5812 تاريخ بزرگان 2011/05/22
    The true Islam is that which the Shia follow, the teachings of which Imam Ali (as) has received from the prophet and transmitted to his followers. The attribution of Shia beliefs to a Jew by the name of Abdullah bin Saba’, as many intellectual and narrative reasons affirm, ...
  • What are the different types of kafir?
    5922 General Terms 2015/01/05
    Generally speaking, kafir can be divided into kafir from jurisprudential viewpoint and kafir from theological viewpoint, each having different types. Kafir from a jurisprudential perspective includes the original kafir, people of the book and murtadd [apostate]. People of the book are either at war with Muslim community ...
  • What is religion?
    5963 Philosophy of Religion 2008/10/12
    Many different viewpoints and details have been presented regarding the explanation of religion by Westerners. In the holy Quran, the word “din” (religion) has been used for two meanings: 1- Any type of belief in an unseen power, regardless of whether such a belief is right or not: ...
  • Do we have more than one “nafsul-amr” religion?
    3412 Philosophy of Religion 2008/10/12
    Both what our minds and intellects and what the Quran and hadiths say are good proof that all humans are common in the “gem of humanity” that they possess (meaning that they have the potential of reaching high stages of nearness to God and perfection). Therefore, the “nafsul-amr” ...
  • Is it haram to look at or research magic?
    5587 Laws and Jurisprudence 2007/01/23
    In Islam, learning, teaching, and or getting paid to do magic is unlawful and haram. However if learning magic or witchcraft is for the purpose of nullifying it then it is not haram. Therefore watching the actions of magicians ...
  • Did the imams ever do anything supernatural in order to prove their imamate?
    3105 Traditional 2011/04/20
    “Miracles” in Islamic theological terms are acts that surpass normal limits that challenge others to do the same and are in accordance with the claims of the person performing them. What is meant by surpassing normal limits is that it seems contrary to the ...
  • Who is responsible for the sustenance of a one’s jobless son?
    2995 Laws and Jurisprudence 2012/04/19
    The following is the response of the maraji’ to this question:[1] If one’s child is poor and currently cannot earn his sustenance through a means befitting his status and state, his father is responsible for his (the son) and his (the son’s) ...
  • Is Muhammad bin Uthman Umari\'s claim that he has seen the Imam of Time (\'atf) during Hajj season true?
    1892 نایبان مهدی 2015/05/03
    The fact that the Imam of Time, Imam Mahdi, may Allah hasten his reappearance, is seen during the period of occultation is indisputable and beyond doubt even though such a claim made by anyone (that he has seen him) is not acceptable. The second deputy of the ...

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