Seminary must be truly scientific and able to produce thoughts in Society:Ayatollah Arafi

wilayattimes (Iran)

Tehran:The Islamic seminary must be social and attached to the body of society in order to realize popular demands. If our society is dealing with certain social issues, it’s the seminary’s duty to correctly address them.”

Speaking at a farewell and inauguration ceremony for the head of Eastern Azerbaijan seminary which was held at Imam al-Asr (as) seminary school in Tabriz Ayatollah Alireza Arafi, head of Iranian seminaries and Vice Chancellor of Al-Mustafa (S) International University highlighted the great influence of Shia scholars from Azerbaijan province in developing the scientific borders of Shia doctrine and said; “It’s hoped that the seminary of Eastern Azerbaijan will reestablish its scientific position.”

Stressing that the seminaries of Islamic Revolution must preserve their valuable legacy, in addition to striving for developments, Ayatollah Arafi remarked, “The seminary must be truly scientific; the main privilege of Shia seminaries is their scientific power and ability to produce thoughts.”

Head of Iranian seminaries further noted, “The Islamic seminary must be social and attached to the body of society in order to realize popular demands. If our society is dealing with certain social issues, it’s the seminary’s duty to correctly address them.”

Reiterating that civilizational approach toward Islam must be promoted in seminaries, Leader of Friday Prayer of Qom added, “Islam is a religion that is capable of addressing every possible issue and the Islamic seminary is also involved in promoting a variety of scientific subjects. The international perspective should be developed in seminaries and Al-Mustafa International University was established to serve this purpose. “

Leave Your Feedback