by: Dr. M.J.Sahlani.
The Eighth Summit of The
organization of Islamic Conference (OIC) is discussed in editorial. This meeting
was held in a very critical situation of Muslim World, yet it was unanimously
acclaimed the most successful summit of OIC. The reusons of this a chievement,
as well as the hopes stemming from it, are dealt with.
opening speech delivered by i. khamene'i
Due to the significance
of this speech and its important points pertaining to the matters of unity and
spiritual elevation of Muslim world, the full text of the speech, together with
some notes, is printed here.This period of OIC'S activities is regarded as
fairly hopeful by Imam Khamene'i and the responsibilities of its members are
Two Qur'anic researches
are published in this issue, first of which is the sixth part "Qur'anic stories"
by Mr. S.M.B. Hakim, wherein the points related to the story of Moses in Qur'an
are reviewed. The second one is part 2 of Sheikh M.M.Assefi's research on "The
words of Abraham in Qur'an," wherein the words "Da'avah" "Fetnah" and "Ebtela"
studies on sunnah
This study is done by
Sheikh M. Vaez-zadeh Khorassani, the Secretary General of "World Proximity
Assembly" titled "Sirah, sunnah and their sources" in which the difference
between seerah and sunnah has been shown, as well as the various meanings of
studies on seerah
Here, sayyed Monder Hakim
observes the texts of seerah according to Qur'an under the title of "An
Introduction to study the Prophetic Seerah and the History of Original Islam".
In this article, Dr. M.A.
Azarshab discusses the stands of "Akbar Khan" of Islamic sects. This article
attempts to survey the endeavours of Akbar for settling religious discrepancies,
as well as his misdeeds in these endeavours.
In this issue, the second
part of the research titled "Dar'al - Taqreeb Mong Islamic sects" contains the
- Memoirs of Mr. Biazar
shirazi about Sheikh Mohammad Taqi Qumi, the founder of Dar-al-Taqrib.
- Some documents about
- Some exchanged letters
between Dar-al-Taqrib and different
- Scholarly designs of
- Reflections of
Dar-al-Taqrb's aims and activities in the press .
- Some questions asked
from and answered by Dar-al-Taqrib, as well as attacks performed against its
books in the balance of proximity
A book named "Ruh -
al-Sala Fi-al-Islam" (the spirit of prayer in Islam) authored by sheikh Afif
Tabbarah is reviewed here. In addition to the discussion of prayer according to
the jurispridition (Fiqh) of sunni school" a chapter on the matter of prayer in
Shi'i school is observed by the author. The style of the book is approachment
and the author's elevating and scholastic aims are clearly seen.
The visitings and
initations of the secretary-General of the world Proximity Assembly as well as
the letters of the Assembly about The regretful events in Algeria, prosecution
of the French philosopher Mr.R. Garudy and the notorious incidents in Pakistan
are reported here.