The West and Islam: Western Liberal Democracy versus the System of Shura (Islamic Studies Series)

By Mishal Fahm al-Sulami

This ebook analyzes the connection among Western and Islamic political principles. the focal point is at the similarities and variations among Western liberal democracy and shura - usually visible because the Islamic counterpart to Western democracy. this is often the 1st paintings to supply an immediate and special comparability among the 2 platforms of rules, as given expression within the concrete political platforms that have emerged.

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Analysis of the History of Aale Muhammad

It includes all references containing logical in addition to documentary proofs. As in line with the announcing of Imam Ali (a.s.), “The most sensible announcing is that that's entire but short.” regardless of how little, however the ebook of a publication like this can be instrumental in spreading the reality and it has a distinct impact upon those that search it. it truly is was hoping that it will allure the sort awareness of individuals of fact. Peace be upon them all.This ebook is among the many Islamic courses allotted by way of Ahlulbayt association through the international in several languages with the purpose of conveying the message of Islam to the folk of the area. Ahlulbayt association ( is a registered association that operates and is continued via collaborative efforts of volunteers in lots of international locations all over the world, and it welcomes your involvement and aid. Its goals are quite a few, but its major aim is to unfold the reality in regards to the Islamic religion usually and the Shi`a university of inspiration particularly end result of the latter being misrepresented, misunderstood and its tenets frequently assaulted via many ignorant parents, Muslims and non-Muslims. Organization’s objective is to facilitate the dissemination of data via a world medium, the net, to destinations the place such assets aren't regularly or simply available or are resented, resisted and fought! moreover, for a whole record of our released books please check with our web site ( or ship us an e mail to

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Spiritual Body and Celestial Earth: From Mazdean Iran to Shi'ite Iran (Bollingen Series XCI-2)

By Henry Corbin

As ordinary, you could count on caliber from the Bollingen Foundation...


An research of interrelated topics in Iranian faith, together with the angelology of Mazdaism and Islamic Shi'ite ideas of spirit-body identity.


"[O]ne of an important and ground-breaking works of Corbin whose unique French model . . . printed a complete area and 'climate' of the religious universe of the Persian sages and mystics."--Seyyéd Hossein Nasr, spiritual experiences

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By Allama Baqir Sharif al-Qarashi - XKP

And definitely We wrote within the e-book after the reminder that as for the land, My righteous servants shall inherit it. (21/105) Allah has promised to these of you who think and do strong that he'll almost definitely cause them to rulers within the earth as He made rulers these prior to them, and that he'll probably identify for them their faith which He has selected for them, and that he'll most probably, after their worry, provide them defense in alternate; they shall serve Me, now not associating aught with Me; and whoever is ungrateful after this, those it truly is who're the transgressors. (24/55)


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SIFAT USH-SHIA The Qualities of the shia

By Sheikh Sadooq - XKP

This paintings is in truth 3 books whose themes are hooked up to one another. one in all them, specifically Sifat ush-Shia, focuses the lighting fixtures at the traits that the Shia must have inside of their moralities. with out such traits, the Shia do not have gained such considerable benefits to which the second one booklet, specifically Fadhaa'il ush-Shia, refers. The 3rd ebook, specifically al-Mawaaizh, compiles the maxims and phrases of knowledge which are acknowledged by way of the Prophet and the Imams, peace be upon all of them, on a number of events. it is important for the Shiite, prior to others, to use such maxims to himself, simply because they really are nice masterpieces and ethical principals.




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IMAM ALI (as) Sunshine of Civilized Islam

By Muhammad Husayn Tahmasebi - XKP

God has despatched Prophets with the legislation that suitable people's specifications in their personal time and feature confirmed them the way in which in their life.

Each new Prophet has cancelled a number of the past legislation by means of a brand new divine legislations because the international locations could progress.

There have been between them 5 arch-Prophets, who had missions for the complete international. They have been Noah, Abraham, Moses, Jesus Christ and Mohammad, peace be upon them all.

Every certainly one of them had appointed a reliable guy as his successor to guard the divine legislations from deviation and distortion.

Jesus Christ had proficient twelve folks as his disciples. The growth of Christianity used to be indebted to their services.

Mohammad used to be the final Prophet of God. The Holy Qur’an was once descended from Heavens to him. It courses humans, it exhibits the way of living and it shall go well with the necessities of mankind until eventually the Day of Resurrection.

The schooling performed by means of Mohammad enabled the folks of Arabia to win a victory over nice empires of that point, Iran and Rome although they (people of Arabia) weren't precious of consciousness earlier than the arrival of Islam.

Although the background says that Imam Ali used to be the fourth caliph of Islam yet in line with the trustworthy traditions of the good students of Sunni and Shia, the Prophet of Islam had appointed him as his successor and in addition his executor.

He was once trained by way of the Prophet for the reason that early life and had observed him step-by-step and on the time whilst the verses of Qur’an may come down from Heavens he used to be current with the Prophet and he perceived the translation of the verses at once through the Prophet (s). consequently he realized the entire virtues and the great traits, and for this reason his phrases and deeds conformed to the Holy Qur’an and the Holy Qur’an acted upon him greater than somebody else.

He who loves to comprehend Islam has to check Imam Ali’s lifestyles conscientiously to react to the stimulus of civilized Islam.

Therefore Imam Ali's phrases and deeds are excellent examples for the several sessions of individuals in particular the leaders and the statesmen.

As it used to be acknowledged past, there are lots of corruptions and crimes world wide. The youths are subjected to hazards because of misusing of technological know-how, booklet of immorality and exploiting unfairly the folks of the backward nations via a few irreligious and Mammonish groups.



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Before and After Muhammad: The First Millennium Refocused

Islam emerged amid flourishing Christian and Jewish cultures, but scholars of Antiquity and the center a while in most cases forget about it. regardless of extensive examine of past due Antiquity during the last fifty years, even beneficiant definitions of this era have reached in simple terms the 8th century, while Islam didn't mature sufficiently to match with Christianity or rabbinic Judaism until eventually the 10th century. Before and After Muhammad indicates a brand new state of mind in regards to the ancient courting among the scriptural monotheisms, integrating Islam into eu and West Asian history.

Garth Fowden identifies the entire of the 1st Millennium--from Augustus and Christ to the formation of a recognizably Islamic worldview by the point of the thinker Avicenna--as the right kind chronological unit of research for knowing the emergence and maturation of the 3 monotheistic faiths throughout Eurasia. Fowden proposes not only a chronological growth of past due Antiquity but additionally an eastward shift within the geographical body to embody Iran.

In Before and After Muhammad, Fowden seems to be at Judaism, Christianity, and Islam along different very important advancements in Greek philosophy and Roman legislation, to bare how the 1st Millennium was once certain jointly by means of various exegetical traditions that nurtured groups and sometimes influenced each one other.

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Fundamentalism: A Very Short Introduction

By Malise Ruthven

Fundamentalism is noticeable because the significant chance to international peace this present day, a end most unlikely to disregard because the occasions in ny on September eleven, 2001. yet what does "fundamentalism" relatively suggest?

Since it used to be coined by means of American Protestant evangelicals within the Twenties, using the time period "fundamentalist" has multiplied to incorporate a various variety of radical conservatives and ideological purists, no longer all non secular. Fundamentalism might now suggest either militant Israeli settlers in addition to the Islamist radicals who oppose them, it may suggest Christians, Hindus, animal liberationists, or even Buddhist nationalists. right here, heart East specialist Malise Ruthven investigates fundamentalism's old, social, non secular, political, and ideological roots, and tackles the polemic and stereotypes surrounding this advanced phenomena--one that eludes uncomplicated definition, but urgently should be understood.

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