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Islam and violence

Hassan Yousefi Eshkevari

Nowadays we are constantly facing questions about the relation between Islam and violence: Is Islam a violent faith? Does it condone killing ordinary citizens? Are Muslims potentially terrorists? Although the question about the relation between violence and different faiths including Islam is not a new one, in the ادامه…

Islam and violence

Hassan Yousefi Eshkevari

Nowadays we are constantly facing questions about the relation between Islam and violence: Is Islam a violent faith? Does it condone killing ordinary citizens? Are Muslims potentially terrorists? Although the question about the relation between violence and different faiths including Islam is not a new one, in the ادامه…

Brussels and a phenomenon called Islam

Ebrahim Nabavi

In less than two decades, four European countries have been the target of Islamist extremist terrorist attacks. In 2004 , “Theo Van Gogh”, a film-maker and the grandson of noted Dutch painter, Vincent Van Gogh was murdered in the Netherlands. London in the year 2005, Paris twice in ادامه…

Be’that and non-violence

Nasrollah Lashani

“It is He who sent among the unlettered a messenger from themselves; reciting his revelations to them, and purifying them, and teaching them the Scripture and wisdom; although they were in obvious error before that.” (Al-Jumu’ah:2) “Eid-al Mab’ath’ is Muslim’s most important Eid.”; says Mehdi Bazargan, the Iranian ادامه…

Reading Islam for Democracy: The Life of a Religious and Political Reformer, Mehdi Bazargan

Mehdi Noorbaksh

The 20th century of Iran is the century of revolution, turmoil and reform movements. This century begins with the Constitutional Revolution (1905-1911), followed by the Phalavis’ – both father and son – ascendancy to power from 1925 to 1979, the occupation of the country by the Allied forces ادامه…

Genital Ducts

Sheila and Yaghoub Nikon

Genital Ducts Indifferent Stage (page 264-266) Initially, both male and female embryos have two pairs of genital ducts: mesonephric (Wolffian) ducts and paramesonephric (Müllerian) ducts. The paramesonephric duct arises as a longitudinal invagination of the epithelium on the anterolateral surface of the urogenital ridge (Fig. 16.23). Cranially, the ادامه…

“Cultural differences” and “Human Rights”

Hassan Yussefi Eshkevari

One of the most important questions about human rights, and specifically the “Universal Declaration of Human Rights” (UDHR), which was authorized in 1948, is the relation between universal human rights and worldwide cultural differences and conflicts in different nations. The question was raised as the Declaration was codified ادامه…