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Answer of Ayatollah Shaykh Muhammad Jawad Fazel Lankarani regarding the Doubts on Jurisprudential Ruling of Apostasy

  • Date 22 November 2017
  • Clock 02:21

Imam Ali bin Abi Talib (as) said: "You see the laws of God breaking and do not become angry yet you become incensed to see the laws of other than God, including those of your ancestors, violated." (Nahjul Balaghah, sermon no. 106)

The Theory of Justice in the Islamic Government and Governance of the Jurist

  • Date 22 November 2017
  • Clock 02:21

The discussion about legitimacy[1] or necessity of Islamic government under the leadership of a qualified jurist can take place from various angles. Some Shia scholars have substantiated Islamic government and governance of the jurist through non-litigious (Hisbah) issue or under "spreading virtue" (because an Islamic government is the highest and loftiest form of virtue). Some others have proved it by way of reason or a combination of...

Qur’an: the non-distorted Divine Document

  • Date 22 November 2017
  • Clock 02:21

We are grateful to Almighty God who bestowed His blessings upon us to such a degree as to render us worthy to uphold the noble object entrusted (amānah) to creation; the unique miracle of the last Prophet (s), the ever-flowing fountain brimming with pearls of truths for all eternity that is the Holy Qur’an upon whose revelation from the Absolute Generous depends the dignity of human beings. This boundless sea that holds, within its large...

Legal Research in Tawaf around the Ka'bah on the Second Floor of the Sacred Mosque

  • Date 22 November 2017
  • Clock 02:21

In the present time in which the first storey of the Sacred Mosque is thirty centimeters above the roof of the holy Ka'bah, many different views have been put forth with respect to the permissibility or impermissibility of performing tawaf on the upper floor of the Grand Mosque. The same controversy would exist about the permissibility of performing tawaf on the underground floor, if one such ground is supposed to be built under the Mosque.