Religious diversity in the age of globalized world

۱۲ اردیبهشت ۱۳۸۹

This is a lecture delivered in world summit of religious leaders, 27th of April 2010, Baku. The fact that there is a variety of religions all over the world claiming they can provide their believers with happiness and salvation has brought about theoretical problems for theologians and philosophers as well as contemplative believers. The question of religious diversity turns out to be more...


Religious intellectuals on Islamic law

۲۲ شهریور ۱۳۸۷

Some intellectuals in contemporary Iran, among whom one can mention Abdolkarim Soroush and Mohammad Mojtahed Shabestari, hold that Islamic law (fighh) is duty-oriented law. They strongly believe that nowadays in the modern world, which is the age of the prevalence of the paradigm of rights compared with ancient world which was the age of the prevalence of the paradigm of duties, Islamic law has...


hidden god

۱ شهریور ۱۳۸۶

It would be the case that God exists but as s/he is allegedly alive object s/he may doesn’t want to indicate him/herself for everyone in every circumstances. So, one in such a condition is justified in not accepting but not denying God’s...


Truth and error

۱۸ فروردین ۱۳۸۶

Only the one who makes errors can discover the truth, because discovering the truth is not but correcting errors in the light of new ideas.


The limited and the limitless

۵ فروردین ۱۳۸۶

Is it possible at all for the limited to encounter and have personal (not theoretical) relationship with the limitless? Besides, is it useful for it? Or as atheistic existentialists claim, it leads to destruction of the limited? Beside all of this, what is the exact meaning of "the confrontation of the limited and the...


Truth seeking forever

۵ اسفند ۱۳۸۵

  Fragmentary analytical thoughts (7)   A person who claims once and for all s/he has  discovered the truth is like person who claims a bottle of water is sufficient for all of his/her...


just living

۲۶ بهمن ۱۳۸۵

  “Unexamined life is not worth living” is it really so? I’m not sure. Because it is possible that examined life is not worth living too, and even  worse than unexamined life. Am I sure about it? Definitely no. Let me try. Just...


Believing in god: an eternal issue

۱۶ دی ۱۳۸۵

Do you believe in god? This is a controversial question people have been asking each other since the beginning of time. What would you say about it? In this short article, I try to briefly explain what I find on the issue without any definite claim and I seriously doubt if any one could. First of all, let’s distinguish between the two kinds of theism which is necessary in this discussion....