A Critical Look at the Status of Experimental Sciences in Ayatollah Javadi Amoli's Theory of Discovery

hasan zarnooshe farahani; saber khalili

Volume 21, Issue 1 , June 2021, Pages 1-22


  One of the most important issues in religious teachings is the relationship between science and religion, which was first appeared in the West and then found its way into Islamic theology and caused much controversy. Ayatollah Javadi Amoli, as a philosopher and Quranic commentator, has discussed this ...  Read More

The Genesis of Multiple from the Unit from the Perspective of Aquinas and Mulla Sadra

mohammad mollai Iveli; mohsen fahim; mojtaba Jafari Ashkavandi

Volume 21, Issue 1 , June 2021, Pages 23-44


  The genesis of pluralities from the unit has always been at the center of attention of philosophers since the formation of philosophy. Thomas Aquinas and Mulla Sadra have also expressed their views on it based on their philosophical and ontological foundations. How many beings originated from a simple ...  Read More

Explanation and Evaluation of the Theory of Attributes of the Act

zahra mousavi bayei; seyedMuhammad Mousavi

Volume 21, Issue 1 , June 2021, Pages 45-66


  According to Islamic philosophers, knowing the Supreme Being is one of the highest level of human spiritual perfection. Knowing the Supreme Being involves different dimensions. One aspect of knowing God is knowing His attributes correctly. Adopting a descriptive-analytical method, the present article ...  Read More

Appearance of Artistic Creations in Sadra’s Spritual Psychology

ali babaei; mahdi saadatmand

Volume 21, Issue 1 , June 2021, Pages 67-84


  While theologists consider art as a product of imagination and refer to imagination as an independent faculty, Sadra’s view, which is based on the unity of the soul as the source of all faculties, considers all faculties originating from the soul. Therefore, imagination is a function of the soul ...  Read More

Interpretation in Ibn Sina and Ibn Arabi’s Thought Systems

masoud hajirabi

Volume 21, Issue 1 , June 2021, Pages 85-102


  In the present study, we focus on Ibn Sina's thoughts (359-416 AH) on the what, why, principles, realm and how of interpretation and its explanation based on Islamic mysticism. According to Ibn Sina, interpretation refers to the act of revealing truth in its true sense. In this regard, there is no difference ...  Read More

Sa’id Qumi’s Negative Theology and the Issue of Divesting God of His Attributes

shamsollah seraj; javad nazari; majid ziaei

Volume 21, Issue 1 , June 2021, Pages 103-122


  According to Sa’id Qumi’s negative theology, God has no attributes, neither essential nor non-essential, and there is no congruity between Him and His creatures. Therefore, the words attributed to the Creator and creatures are affirmative for creatures, but negative for the Creator. As an ...  Read More

A Critical Review of Theory of Evolution as Viewed by Allameh Tabatabai and Mohammad Shahrour in Tafsir

tahereh yazdani ahmadabadi; farhad zeinali behzadan

Volume 21, Issue 1 , June 2021, Pages 123-142


  Mohammad Shahrour and Allameh Tabatabai have been careful not to ignore the scientific theories in their interpretation of the holy Quran. The Darwinian evolution theory, which has been accepted by biologists, has taken the attention of these two commentators. The main idea of the theory of evolution, ...  Read More