A Journal of Islamic Thought and Culture

Qur'anic Studies

Understanding the Uniqueness of the Qur'an
Martyr Murtada Mutahhari 
Translated by Mahliqa Qara'i 

Some Old Manuscripts of the Holy Qur'an
Kazim Mudir Shanehchi 
Translated by Mujahid Husayn 

Tahrif al-Qur'an: A Study of Misconceptions Regarding Corruption of the Qur'anic Text
Muhammad Baqir Ansari 

Zawahir al Quran: The Authority of the Books Literal Meanings
al-Sayyid Abu al-Qasim al-Khu'i 

Quran and the Nature of Life
Martyr Murtada Mutahhari


Hadith al-Thaqalayn, Study of its Tawatur
Based on 'Abaqat al-Anwar' by Sayyid Hamid Husayn 

Glimpses of Nahj al-Balaghah
Martyr Murtada Mutahhari 

Outlines of the Development of the Science of Hadith
Dr. Mustafa Awliya'i 

Words of the Word of God: Jesus Christ ('a) Speaks through Shi'i Narrations
Mahdi Muntazir Qa'im and Muhammad Legenhausen 

The Gospel of the Shi'ah of 'Ali ('a)
Sayyid Abbas Hussaini, Mahdi Muntazir Qa'im and Muhammad Legenhausen 


Introduction to 'Irfan
Martyr Murtada Mutahhari 

Risaleh ye Sayr wa Suluk: A Treatise on Wayfaring
Sayyid Bahrul `Uloom

Adab al-Suluk: A Treatise on Spiritual Wayfaring
Shaykh Najm al-Din Kubra

Islamic Gnosis ('Irfan) and Wisdom (Hikmat)
Muhammad Taqi Misbah Yazdi


The Study of Islamic Philosophy
Ibrahim Bayyumi Madkour 
Translated by Shahyar Sa'adat;

The Islamic Concept of Knowledge
Dr. Sayyid Wahid Akhtar  

Islam and Religious Pluralism
Dr Muhammad Legenhausen  

Misgivings about the Religious Pluralisms of Seyyed Hossein Nasr and John Hick
Dr Muhammad Legenhausen  

Philosophy and Theology in the Postmodern Age
Dr Muhammad Legenhausen  

Eternity of Moral Values
Murtadha Mutahhari  

Epistemology of Prophethood in Islam
Dr. Jalal al Haqq  


'Ashura: Misrepresentations and Distortions
Martyr Murtada Mutahhari 

Karbala, an Enduring Paradigm of Islamic Revivalism
Sayyid Wahid Akhtar 

History and Human Evolution
Parts One and Two
Martyr Murtada Mutahhari 

Al-'Imam al-Rida [a] and the Heir Apparency
Shaykh Muhammad Mahdi Shams al-Din;

Major Shi'i Thinkers of the 5th/11th century
Sayyid Wahid Akhtar 

Shi'ism and Its Types During the Early Centuries
Rasul Ja'fariyan 

Islam and Iran: A Historical Study of Mutual Services
Martyr Murtada Mutahhari 

Alleged Book Burnings in Iran and Egypt: A Study of Related Facts and Fiction
Martyr Murtada Mutahhari 

The Alleged Role of Khawajah Nasir al-Din al-Tusi in the Fall of Baghdad
Rasul Jafariyan 

Sunnah, from Shi'i and Sunni Viewpoints
Ali Mishkini 


The Concept of Love in the Shi'i Creed
Sayyid Muhammad Rida Hijaz;

The Greater Jihad
Ayatullah Ruhullah al-Khumayni;

Fiqh and Usul

The Role of Reason in Ijtihad
Martyr Murtada Mutahhari;

The Role of Ijtihad in Legislation
Martyr Murtada Mutahhari;

An Outline of the History of Restriction on Ijtihad
Shaykh Aga Buzurg Tehrani 

Ijtihad: Its Meaning, Sources, Beginnings and the Practice of Ra'y
Muhammad Ibrahim Jannati 

Fasting according to the Five Schools of Islamic Law
Muhammad Jawad Mughniyyah 

The Islamic System of Judiciary in the Qur'an
Jawadi Amuli 

The Place of al-Mufid in the Development of Shi’i Kalam and Fiqh
Seyyed Ali Khamene'i 


Introduction to 'Ilm al-Kalam
Martyr Murtada Mutahhari 
Translated by Ali Quli Qara'i 


An Islamic Perspective of Political Economy, Views of (late) Baqir as Sadr
T.M Aziz 

Muslim Ummah

Islam and the Modern Age
Allamah Muhammad Husayn Tabataba'i 
Translated by Mahliqa Qara'i 

Women in a Qur'anic Society
Lois Lamya al-Faruqi 

The Tao in Islam, Book Review
Dr. Muhammad Legenhausen 

Western Nationalism and Islamic Nationhood
Martyr Murtada Mutahhari 
Translated by Dr. Wahid Akhtar 

Towards a Definition of Terrorism
Ayatullah Muhammad 'Ali Tashkiri 

The Causes Responsible for Materialist tendencies in the West
Parts One, Two, Three and Four
Martyr Murtada Mutahhari 
Translated by Mujahid Husayn

The Utility of Islamic Imagery in the West
J.A. Progler 

Contextualization: A New Missionary Approach to Muslims
Ishtiyaq Danish 

A Meeting with Imam Khumayni (qs)
Robin Woodsworth Carlsen 

A Criticism of the Idea of Arab Nationalism
Dr. Muhammad Yahya 

Western and Islamic Interaction

Islam in European Thought, by Albert Hourani: Book Review
Dr. Ibrahim M. Abu Rabi 

Whose Justice, Whose Rationaility, by Alasdair MacIntyre: Book Review
Dr. Muhammad Legenhausen 

A Note on Some Recent Western Writing on Islamic Resurgence
Dr. Ibrahim M. Abu Rabi