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A Brief Outline of the Muslim Contributions to Philosophy
A comprehensive study of the history of philosophy would make it clear that Muslim philosophers had a deep influence upon western philosophers, not only in the fields of logic or natural philosophy, but also in metaphysics, ethics, political philosophy, and philosophy of religion as well.

Attributes of the Divine Essence
form some kind of conception of His essential nature. These attributes are, so to speak, derived from the station of the Essence; attributes such as Knowledge, Power and Life...

Divine Attributes in the Qur’an: 2. Knowledge
There are hundreds of verses in which the Qur’an talks about different aspects of divine knowledge. The reason for this emphasis lies partly in the great impact that belief in such an idea may have on people’s lives...

Divine Attributes in the Qur’an: 2. Knowledge
There are hundreds of verses in which the Qur’an talks about different aspects of divine knowledge. The reason for this emphasis lies partly in the great impact that belief in such an idea may have on people’s lives...

Fascinating discourses from Imam Ali (as)
Forty Traditions from Imam Ali (as)

Fascinating discourses from Imam Ali al-Hadi (AS)
Twenty Traditions from Imam Ali al-Hadi (as)

Fascinating discourses from Imam Hassan al-Askari (AS)
Twenty Traditions from Imam Hassan al-Askari (as)

Fascinating discourses from Imam Hassan al-Mujtaba (as)
Twenty Traditions from Imam Hassan Mujtaba (as)

Fascinating discourses from Imam Hussain (as)
Twenty Traditions from Imam Hussain (as)

Fascinating discourses from Imam Muhammad al-Jawad (AS)
Twenty Traditions from Imam Jawad (as)

Fascinating discourses from Imam Musa al-Kazim (as)
Twenty Traditions from Imam Musa al-Kazim (as)


Fascinating discourses from Prophet Muhammad (pbuh)
Twenty Traditions from the Holy Prophet (s)

How can a person be Ma‘sūm (Infallible)?
Someone asked the Prophet of Islam, why he himself indulged in worship of God to such an extent that he would physically suffer since he was purified and had no sins. His answer was that why should he not be a grateful and thankful slave of God?1 So it was not out of fear of punishment that the Prophet used to worship God to such an extent, it was out of a sense of gratitude...

How can we possess the ability to see realities the way they are?
The ability of the recognition between right and wrong and seeing the reality of things is a knowledge given by Allah, and it does not merely depend on the ability of reading and writing or necessarily on the standard of knowledge...

Imam Ali's Advice to Kumayl Ibn Ziyad An-Nakha'i
Kumayl ibn Ziyad An-Nakha'i 34 has related: Amir al-mu'minin, peace be upon him, caught hold of my hand and took me to the graveyard. When he had passed through the graveyard and left the city behind, he breathed a deep sigh and said:...

Knowing God Through His Creation
The mysteries of man's existence are without number, so much so that the world's scientists, after years of research and study, have not yet been able to fathom all the wonders of it. After many years of study, Dr. Alexis Carel wrote a book called L'homme, cet inconnue (Man, the Unknown). He confessed that biology and other sciences were still unable to discover the facts about the working of the ...

Knowledge and Practice
In Islam, knowledge is always regarded as a tool for practical application and for improving the life of an individual and the society. Otherwise it has no valu

Knowledge and Practice
In Islam, knowledge is always regarded as a tool for practical application and for improving the life of an individual and the society. Otherwise it has no valu

Let's know more about God!
The supremacy and glory of Islam can be seen when we compare the way it presents God with the belief that God is on a level with man, having a body, children and other such attributes and appendages. In fact, we might say that many materialists reject God because the true God has not been made known to them, and what they have considered is not the real God.