Document Type : Original Article


PhD student in Philosophy of Science, Institute of Humanities and Cultural Studies


There are many views in agreement and disagreement with religious science in Iran. Inrecent years, there has not been much effort to integratethese views. Abdolkarim Soroush is one of the opponents of religiousscience. Despite this fact, the present paper is an attempt to provide two methods for producing religious science using his points of view (context of discovery and justification and theory of religious knowledge evaluation). It shows that Soroush's opinion implicates two meanings for religious science: the strong meaning (the science that is derived from religious texts) and the weak meaning (the science that coordinates with religious texts). Therefore, methods for producing religious science based on these two views are presented in this article