Volume 12 (2024)
Volume 11 (2023)
Volume 10 (2021)
Volume 9 (2020)
Volume 8 (2019)
Volume 7 (2018)
Volume 6 (2017)
Volume 5 (2016)
Volume 4 (2015)
Volume 3 (2014)
Volume 2 (2013)
Volume 1 (2012)
The concept of God in the thought of Avicenna

mastaneh kakaiy; hasan abasi hasan Abadi

Volume 6, Issue 1 , January 2017, , Pages 1-17

Abstract
  Avicenna explains theology on the basis of Ontology, and so presents an ontological argument to prove the existence of God. Avicenna’s important philosophical principle is the distinction between existence and essence. Based on the distinction, beings are divided into two kinds: necessary and possible. ...  Read More

Essentialist approach to religion

Alireza Shojaeizand

Volume 2, Issue 3 , January 2014, , Pages 81-111

Abstract
  The essentialist approach to religion is an attempt to challenge the divese approaches to religion which, as external observers and through a reductionist view, have attained an incomplete understanding of religion and put the religious studies in a wrong direction. This endeavor is accomplished through ...  Read More