Dr. Amir Zamiri: discussing the necessity of sending representatives rooted in the human mind and the human mind is fallible. Bagherpour Kashani: It is clear that some judgments rooted in ignorance are wrong; for example, a group of people when confronted with some adverse events (such as flood, earthquake, …Read More »
What is the result of sending no divine authority?
Bagherpour Kashani: we do not claim that we recognize all divine deeds, however, we want to see whether, based on reason and wisdom, sending the divine authority is obligatory for God, and give it away is unjust and inappropriate or not? If it is proved that sending no divine …Read More »
An apparent proof and inner proof
Through internal Hojjat (reason) 1 we understand that God`s deed should be incompatible with his servants` goodness; hence the second religious principle of Shia is “justice” 2. Dr. Mousavi: your explanation about conscious judgment is true, but we cannot know all God’s deed. We are like a drop in …Read More »
Do we have reason for existence of” divine Hojjat”?
Bagherpour Kashani: End of the line of prophets, does not mean the end of divine authority on earth, after the death of the Prophet of Islam, God has appointed his successors as the “divine Hojjat (divine Proof)”. However, as we are in the days of absence of divine Hojjat …Read More »
“Prophet” and “Messenger” difference
“Prophet” and “Messenger” difference - Etymology and Definition of “Miracle” in Ayatollah Khoei’s wordsRead More »
“Prophet” in the view of Judaism and Christianity – Etymology of “Messenger”
An Audience: Jews and Christians linked finality of their religion to the Sharia, not to cause of it (Moses and Jesus), hence their missionaries and their advocates, like Paul and Isaiah are called the prophet. Bagherpour Kashani: The prophet and divine authority in this discussion is the chosen man …Read More »
Definition and Etymology of “Prophet”
Bagherpour kashani: This attitude is true when a man believe in not existence of the prophet and "divine Hojjat (divine Proof)" or in the inability to identify him. Dr. Amir Zamiri: What do you mean by the "prophet"? Prophet is a perfect person who by the command of the Creator, take His Word to us. He is a mediator between man and God who brought rules and instructions which include salvation and happiness in this world and the hereafter, and guide the man in various material and spiritual fields. This set of rules is called religion Hojjat is that the authenticity of one of the conflicting sides, such as the presence and absence of something, can be argued and judge by it. It is also an indication that reveals the direct way; and divine Hojjats (proofs of God) are everything that God has argued by it on his servants, or guided them by that mean to HimRead More »
Could reason alone guide people?
Bagherpour Kashani: At the beginning, I ask help from God and I`m glad to be among group of professors and academic scholars. I hope that this scientific dialogue will be a step to find the facts and resolve doubts. Dr. Mousavi: In our meetings with Ayatollah Seyedan we discuss the …Read More »
Introduction of “stars of Guidance” book
Introduction Dr. Seyyed Hadi Mousavi During my scientific trips, I have opportunities to dialogue and debate with other religious sects. These bring a lot of new questions to my mind. At university, I have learned some ideological issues from Ayatollah Seyyed Jafar Seyedan but passing the time and dealing with the new situation make the further investigation necessary ...Read More »
Preface of “stars of Guidance” book
Preface The present book is a written account of various discussions among a group of professors and intellectuals over the last several years. In these meetings, numerous key ideological issues were discussed and the content of each session was recorded. Then, all were written as accurately as possible and …Read More »