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the share of the male is equivalent to that of two females. [1]

When we encounter this verse of the holy Quran we may ask why is it that in Islam, a woman gets half of the share of a man in inheritance?
In an answer to this question we can say,
First of all, we need to know that the rule of inheriting what is equal to half a male’s share is not an invariable rule in a...


Paying attention to these points can be beneficial:
1- The fact that the prophet of Islam was the seal of prophets making Islam the seal of religions is pointed out in verse 40 of surah Ahzab, and what is meant is that there will be n



Islam and Iman or faith (which are two terms referring to two different things) have different levels and degrees. The first degree, which is referred


gside with things such as prophecy etc. whereas at other times alongside with matters such as prayer, fasting etc:

“Islam was firmly established on five things: prayer, charity (zakat), fasting, Ḥajj, and Wilāyat, and none of these is as important as Wilāyat.” [1]

Though the issue of vilayat is basically a theological issue, it is placed beside things such ...


ip (risālah) of the Messenger of Allah (s.a), and among his helpers and confidants in time of tribulations and adversities during the early period of Islam.

The family of AbuTalib

He was born in a house and grew up under the supervision of the Prophet’s (s.a) grandfather, the champion of the followers of the school of Ibrahim al-Khalil (Prophet Abraham) (a....


ip (risālah) of the Messenger of Allah (s.a), and among his helpers and confidants in time of tribulations and adversities during the early period of Islam.

The family of AbuTalib

He was born in a house and grew up under the supervision of the Prophet’s (s.a) grandfather, the champion of the followers of the school of Ibrahim al-Khalil (Prophet Abraham) (a....








manner in various Quranic verses and traditions. In some cases, it is also possible to learn of these reasons through an understanding of the spirit Islamic law in general and through other clues as well.
3- In some cases, if the reasons behind a divine ruling have not been explained, it is possible that the reason behind this is to cultivate a spirit of submission and obedience to the law...

manner in various Quranic verses and traditions. In some cases, it is also possible to learn of these reasons through an understanding of the spirit Islamic law in general and through other clues as well.
3- In some cases, if the reasons behind a divine ruling have not been explained, it is possible that the reason behind this is to cultivate a spirit of submission and obedience to the law...

There are two viewpoints in this regard; one that believes that non-religious factors have a role to play in the emergence of religion and another that denies the role of such factors in the formation of religion. According to us, both of these views are erroneous as they are the two sides of an extreme. Both of these views are unjust and unauthenticated. There is a middle approach that goes th...


There are two viewpoints in this regard; one that believes that non-religious factors have a role to play in the emergence of religion and another that denies the role of such factors in the formation of religion. According to us, both of these views are erroneous as they are the two sides of an extreme. Both of these views are unjust and unauthenticated. There is a middle approach that goes th...



Those who do not believe in Islam can be classified into two groups: 
1. Those who are termed ‘Jahil-e-Muqassir’ (lit. ‘culpable ignorant’). T