عنوان مقاله [English]
The issue of God vision is one of the most challenging topics among Islamic sects which has undergone chnages through the history of theological thinking. From among the different approaches dealing with this issue, two of them, that is, delegation and interpretation have attracted more attention from Islamic theologians. As adherents to tradition, Salafists and the early Ash'arists, with emphasis on the literal meanong of verses and traditions, adhere to the justifiability of God vision, though in the course of time, to escape the problem of simile, they have drawn on the principle of “without asking how”. In comparison, Shi’ites, Mu’tazila and recent Ash'arists, through interpreting the verses and traditions, believe in the justifiability of intuitive vision in the Resurrection Day. Rashid Reza, as the most prominent contemporary Sunni commentator, in explaining the issue of God vision, takes an approach similar to the interetative approach of recent Ash'arists. However, to empathize with Salafism, he describes the interpretative meaning of God vision inefficeint. Adopting content analysis, the presernt artice, with Precise explanation of Rashid Reza’s reading of God vision, idnetifies and criticizes duality in his interpretation.