by: Dr. M. J. Sahlani
This editorial views the significance of proximity in the lslamic countries, considering the recent conditions of contemporary world that calls for the unity of Muslims as an undeniable necessity.
word of proximity
Mr. Vaez - zadeh Khorassani, the secretary general of the World Proximity Assembly, takes a look at the matter of unity from Qur anic point of view under the title "lslamic Unity of the Ummah".
message of pilgimmage
This is the message of Imam Khamne i wherein the present situation of the world of Muslims, as well as the responsibilities of lslamic Ummah, has been taken into consideration.
qur anic studies
Here Mr. S. M. B. Hakim propounds the third part of his discussion about "Human Society from Qur an s Outlook". This part considers the matter of vicegerancy of man on the Earth in details.
consideratons in proximity
There are three articles under this title: First, an article by Mr. M. A. Taskhiri, in which the manifestations of realism including flexibility, equilbrium and ethics, in Islam are discussed. The second article, under the heading of "Permissions on the Narration of Traditions", written by Dr. M. Mar ashi, is the story of these permissions given by the author s father, the late grand Ayatullah Mar ashi, showing the role they played in mutual understandings of Muslim scholars. The third one is about the dangers of cultural agressions and the necessity of protecting the cultural identities of nations under the title of "Globalization and Criticism of Cultures".
"DIVINITY" is the title of a study in education that is proposed by Sheikh M. M. Assefi. The theme of "sincere servitude to Allah is the point of discussion ;here the effects of this divine service - rendering are considered in human attitudes.
personalities and proximity
This is a study about the late Martyr Motahhari and the Revitalization of Islamic Thought by Dr. M. A. Bushehri. it is concerned with the marked departure from the right path of Islamic thought in the recent century and the role that Martyr Motahhari played in countering this deviation.
In this issue, we have an article about "Abu Hanifa s Standing on the Uprising of Mohammad Nafse Zakyyah" by Dr. A. H. Ali Ahmad, whereby this movement, as well as the approval of Abu Hanifa, is discussed and the outcomes of this confirmation are reviewed.
"lslamic Awakening in the Contemporary World and the Role of Proximity in it" is the title of an article by Sayyed A. Nazam, in which the importance of proximity activities is taken into consideration.
"Freedom, Natural Right and Law" is the title of the article in this section of our issue which is written by Mr. M. J. Sahlani wherein the phenmenon of freedom and the lslamic view about it are discussed.
An article titled "A Dialogue between Scepticism and Prejudice", by Dr. Hani Yahya Nasri, is presented here in which some psychological issues, leading to prejudice, are observed.
In this issue of the magazine, the readers are invited to give thier ideas or opinions about Muslim to Muslim dialogue, as well as the related principles concerning this discussion. Two lslamic scholars, namely Mr. Adnan Reza Nahvi and Sadeq Mohammad Jobran, have contributed in this discourse.