Last updated on: 12/4/2007 | Author: ProCon.org

Sayyid Mujtaba Musavi Lari Biography

Title:
Islamic Scholar
Position:
None Found to the question "Is a Two-State Solution (Israel and Palestine) an Acceptable Solution to the Israeli-Palestinian Conflict?"
Reasoning:

No position found as of Apr. 26, 2007

Involvement and Affiliations:
  • Scholar of Shia Islam, Iran
  • Founded the Office for the Diffusion of Islamic Culture Abroad, an organization based in Qum, Iran
  • Wrote a series of articles on Islamic ideology for the magazine Soroush. These articles were later collected in a four volume book on the fundamental beliefs of Islam (tauhid, divine justice, prophethood, imamate, and resurrection) under the title The Foundations of Islamic Doctrine, Kazi Publications (January 1, 1989), 1978
  • Established an Islamic charitable organization in Lar, Iran, 1964-1967
  • Travelled to Germany for medical treatment, and returning to Iran after a stay of several months, he wrote a book called The Face of Western Civilization. This book became a catalyst for for widespread discussions on the perception of the “West” in Muslim societies, 1963
  • Became a collaborator of Maktab-i-lslam, a religious and scientific journal, writing a series of articles on Islamic ethics, 1962
  • Departed for Qum to continue his study of the Islamic sciences, studying under the professors and teachers of the religious institution, including the main authorities in jurisprudence (maraji’), 1953
  • Follower of the Twelve Imams, Shia sect
Education:
  • Educated in Islamic Studies, Qum, Iran
Other:
  • Born in 1925, Lar, Iran