Message of Thaqalayn

A Quarterly Journal of Islamic Studies

By Title

A

A Biography of Imam Ja'far al-Sadiq (a)

A Conversation with Abraham: Exploring the Image of God in the Bible and the Qur'an

A Glance at the Hadith of Unwan Basri

A Glance at the Process of Self-development

A Glimpse at the Major Shi'a Seminaries, Part I

A Glimpse at the Major Shi'a Seminaries, Part II

A Glimpse at the Major Shi‘a Seminaries, Part III

A Glimpse of Tasfir al-Mizan: The Miracle of the Qur'an

A Glimpse of Tafsir-e Nur: Verses 162-165 of Surah al-An'am

A Glimpse of the Character Traits of the Prophet Muhammad, Part I

A Glimpse of the Character Traits of the Prophet Muhammad, Part II

Allamah Hilli on Imamate in Kashf ul-Murad, Part I

Allamah Hilli on Imamate in Kashf ul-Murad, Part II

An Inquiry into Intercession

An Inquiry into Religous Dissimulation 

An introduction to the Collection of Warram

An Outline of Governance from a Quranic Perspective

An Outline of Law from a Qurnic Perspective

A Probe into the Meaning of Light in the Qur'an and Hadith

A Propbe into the Purport and Application of the Verse of Love

A Probe into Wilayah and its Social Dimensions

Authority and Tradition

Authority from a Shi'ite Perspective

B

Bayt al-Mal and the Distribution of Zakat

Boundless Peace and Friendship in the Qur'an

C

Challenges and Dilemmas in Making Values and Ideals

Common Ground for Unity Between Islamic Schools of Thought

D

Determinism and Free Will in the Qur'an

Different Methodological Approaches to Spirituality

Different Treatments of Spirituality

Divine Justice and the Problem of Evil

Duty of Acquiring Knowledge

E

Eating and Drinking Conduct of the Prophet Muhammad

Examining Selected Jurisprudencial Differences among Muslims

Exemplary Women: Fatima Bint Asad (a)

Exemplary Women: Lady Umm Salamah

Exemplary Women: Lady Umm ul-Banin

F

Fatima al-Zahra (a) in the Words of the Infallibles

Forgiveness in the Munajat Sha'baniyyah 

G

God in Islamic Traditions: A Glance at Al-Tawhid by Shaykh Al-Saduq

God's Mercy through Fasting

Good-Naturedness in Islam: Its Signs and Effects

H

Hadith al-Kisa: The Narration of the Cloak

Healthy Personality in the Youth: An Islamic Perspective

Heroic Manifestations of Ashura

Hijab and Family Life

History of the Shi'a in the Time of Imam Baqir

History of the Shi'a in the Time of Imam Sajjad (a), Part I

History of the Shi'a in the Time of Imam Sajjad (a), Part II

Humility in the Conduct of Great Scholars

I

Ijtihad: Takhti'ah or Taswib

Imam Ali (A) the Herald of Unity

Imam Ali (AS) the Herald of Unity, Part II

Imamate and Wilayah, Part I

Imamate and Wilayah, Part II

Imamate and Wilayah, Part III

Imamate and Wilayah, Part IV

Imamate and Wilayah, Part V

Imamate and Wilayah, Part IV

Imamah and Wilayah, Part VII

Imam Husayn: The Heir of Prophet Abraham

Imam Mahdi (A) in Chapter al-Qadr

Imam Sadiq’s Contribution to the Scientific Movement in the Early Period of Islam

Imam Sadiq, Role Model for Humanity, Part I

Imam Sadiq, Role Model for Humanity, Part II

Imam Sajjad's Advice on Upbringing 

Indicators of Piety, Part I

Indicators of Piety, Part II

Indicators of Piety, Part III

Indicators of Piety, Part IV

Indicators of Piety, Part V

Inner and Outer Beauty in Islam: An Introduction

Intellectual, Political and Social Status of the Shi'ites on the verge of Occultation

Introduction to Islamic Sciences, Part I

Introduction to Islamic Sciences, Part II

Introduction to Islamic Sciences, Part III

Islam, Humanity and Human Values

Islam and Nationalism: A Theoretical Point of View, Part I

Islam and Nationalism: A Theoretical Point of View, Part II

Islamic Understanding of Prayer

J

Justice as a Virtue of the Soul

K

Key Concetpts in Islamic Spirituality: Love, Thankfulness and Humbleness

Khums: A Support for Financial Independence, part I

Khums: A Support for Financial Independence, part II

Khums: A Support for Financial Independence, part III

L

Lady Fatima’s Role and Influence on Muslim Society

Lady Mary as a Role Model in the Qur'an and Bible

Lady Nusrat Beygum Amin

Life of the Prophet Mohammad before Starting the Mission

Love for Ahlul Bayt and its Outcomes

M

Man and the Formation of Social Life According to Tafsir al-Mizan

Migration to Abyssinia

Miracles and the Principle of Causality: Christian and Shi‘a Perspectives

Moral Characteristics of the Prophets: A Qur'anic Perspective

Moral Governance of the Prophet Muhammad (s), Part I

Moral Governance of Prophet Muhammad (s), Part II

Moral Governance of Prophet Muhammad, Part III

Moral Governance of Prophet Muhammad, Part IV 

Mourning for Imam Husayn (a) and its Outcomes

N

Nasir al-Din Tusi and His Socio-Political Role in the Thirteenth Century

O

Outcomes of the Spiritual Journey

P

Pearls of Wisdom: A Selection of hadiths from the Prophet Muhammad

Practical Instruction for Spiritual Journey

Preparing the Shi'a for the Age of Occultation

Preparing the Shi'a for the Age of Occulation, Part II

Prophet Muhammad and International Humanitarian Law

Proximity amongst Islamic Schools of Thought: A necessity for Muslims in the Contemporary Era

R

Reason, Faith & Authoriy: A Shi'ite Perspective

Reasons for the Prohibition of Specific Foods in the Qur'an

Reflections on Ashura-oriented Literature 

Religion and Freedom

S

Safeguarding Azadari against Wrong Practices

Sayyidah Nafisah: An Exemplar Lady

Shaykh Mufid's Account of Imamate in Al-Irshād

Shi'ite Authorities in the Age of Major Occutation: Part I, Shaykh Mufid

Shi'a Authorities in the Age of the Minor Occultation, Part IV: Sheikh Tusi

Shi'ite Authorities in the Age of the Major Occultation, Part III: Sayyid Murtada

Shi'ite Authorities in the Age of Minor Occultation

Shi'ite Authorities in the Age of Minor Occultation Part II: Shaykh Muhammad ibn Ya'qub Kulayni

Shi'ite Authorities in the Age of Minor Occultation Part III: Shaykh Saduq

Shi'a Authorities in the Age of the Minor Occultation, Part IV: Sheikh Tusi

Shi'ite Social Theology

Sincerity for the Sake of God

Spiritual Dimensions of Mourning for Imam Husayn (a)Part I: The Divine Plan for Human Salvation

Spiritual Dimensions of Mourning for Imam Husayn (a)Part II: The Role of Hardship and Suffering in Spritual Progress

Spiritual Dimensions of Mourning for Imam Husayn, Part III

Spiritual Journeying in the Words of Shi'a Msytics

Status of Women in Islam: A Critical Analysis on a Matter of Equality

T

Taqwa, Part I

Taqwa, Part II

Tawassul in the Conduct of Great Scholars

The Begining of Servitude: Contemplation on the Spiritual and Epistemic Aspects of Fasting

The Cause of the Ashura Uprising: A Qur'anic Perspective

The Connection between Imam Mahdi and Imam Husayn, Part I

The Connection between Imam Mahdi and Imam Husayn, Part II

The Connection between Imam Mahdi and Imam Husayn, Part III

The Contribution of Islamic Civilization to the Scientific and Technical Advancement of the World

The Descent of Prophet Adam in the Torah and the Qur'an

The Doctorine of Mahdi and Pluralism

The Emphasis on Justice in Nahjul Balaghah

The History of the Islamic Seminaries of Qum, Part I

The History of the Islamic Seminaries of Qum, Part II

The Influence of the Character of Prophet Muhammad (s) on the Speed of Islam during the Meccan Period

The Islamic Understanding of Hardship, Part I

The Islamic Understanding of Hardship, Part II

The Martyrdom of Banu Hashim in Karbala

The Meanings and Addresses of Salam in Prayer

The Merits of Fasting and the Month of Ramadan

The Norturing Role of Lady Fatimah 

Thematic Approach to Qur'an Exegesis

The Philantropic Ideals in Imam Ali's Rule 

The Position of Lady Fatima al-Zahra (s) in the Verse of Mubahala from a Sunni perspective

The Prolonged Lifespan of Imam Mahdi (aj) 

The Prophetic Hadiths in Al-Khisal

The Prophet’s Night Journey and Ascent to Heaven

The Prophet's Spiritual State at the Time of His Mission

The Role of the Women of Asura

The Shi‘i Approach to the Interpretation of the Qur’an: Two Classical Commentaries

The significance of Self-control and Self-purification

The Special Deputies of Imam Mahdi (aj)

The Stages of Development of Shia Jurisprudence

The Status of Knowledge in Islam

The Supreme Light and Created Lights: A Quranic Perspective

The Qur'an in the Words of Imam Sajjad (a)

The Virtues of Imam Husayn (a) and his Companions

Q

Quality of Hijab and the Social Relation of Men and Women

Qur'anic Themes in Minutes

U

Understanding God's Mercy, Part I

Understanding God's Mercy, Part II

Understanding God's Mercy, Part III

Understanding God's Mercy, Part IV

Understanding God's Mercy, Part V

Understanding God's Mercy, Part VI

Understanding God's Mercy, Part VII

Understanding God's Mercy, Part VIII

 

Index of Titles: Spring 2009 - Winter 2004