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Medical issues Archive
Religion and Medicine
Talking about Medicine and religion can seem at first to be talking about two unrelated issues. But such misconception would soon give way when we understand that religion came to serve man, and that the medicine is the science that aims at serving man too. Here we have to add that religion is not only a spiritual experiment that is detached from reality, or can be isolated away from man and life, as some would indicate when they describe religion as a spiritual state or when they describe religious scholars as spiritual leaders.
Euthanasia or Mercy Killing
Euthanasia or Mercy Killing From the jurisprudential view of His Eminence Sayyed Muhammad Hussein Fadlullah
The Religious Authority, Sayyed Muhammad Hussein Fadlullah, considers that all means of contraceptives are deemed permissible if the legitimate conditions are met, whereas, abortion and sterility are prohibited.
Social Issues Archive
The Impact of Friendship on man
In the Holy Quran, God says: “The Day that the wrong doer will bite at his hands, he will say: Oh: Would that I had taken a straight path with the Messenger”.
Justice in Social Relations Marriage
A major component of social justice is the justice in matrimonial relations. Allah has given the wife certain rights over her husband and given the husband similar rights. Each party has to give the other his rights.
Religious issues Archive
Western campaigns against Islam: An objective view of non-objective stands
Following is a statement His Eminence, the late Religious Authority, Sayyed Muhammad Hussein Fadlullah (ra), released during an interview conducted by Al-Hayat newspaper on 07/02/2008. In this statement, he clarified his view and opinion towards the ongoing offenses against Islam and the Islamic symbols and sacred beliefs, stating that there should be no double standards when it comes to such issues
Jihad, apostasy and women in Islam
Newsweek and the Washington Post asked several Muslim spiritual leaders and personalities some questions about the attitude of Islam towards basic issues that were posted on their joint website ON Faith. Here are the answers of the Religious Authority, Sayyed Muhammad Hussein Fadlullah. That provides an Islamic objective and contemporary conceptualization towards such issues as Jihad, apostasy, and women. The Sayyed believes that Jihad is mainly a defensive means, while apostasy becomes dangerous when it violates the general order of the nation. As for the woman, the Sayyed asserts that they are equal and independent human beings.
Islam's Discourse and the Contemporary Trends
In this lecture, the Sayyed sheds the light on the significance of having an objective and rational Islamic discourse in building a civilized and advanced nation. He also highlights the importance of dialogue in conveying one’s thought provided that it seeks to reach common factors and stays away from fanaticism.