Ayatollah M. Rajabi

    Ayatollah Mahmud Rajabi is a jurist, professor of Islamic Scienses and his field of speciality is Islamic Sociology. He is a member of the Society of Seminary Teachers of Qom, Vice-Chancellor at the Imam Khomeini Institute for Research and Education, and one of the founders of Research Center of Howzeh & University (formerly known as: Office of Howzeh & University association). He is a dilligent researcher in the field of Islamic social siences. He is also known for the numerous scientific offices that he has hold or is holding in different academic circles, and has visited some Islamic scientific circles around the world, including Malaysia, Philippines, Sri Lanka, Thailand, Yugoslavia, Hungary, Iraq, Saudi Arabia, Lebanon and Syria.

     

    HOWZEH TRAINING

    Level 4 of Seminary school (Howzeh), Qom, Iran. (equivalent to a Ph.D. in Shi’a jurisprudence)

     

    OFFICIAL ACADEMIC POSITIONS:

    - Research Center of Howzeh & University:

    • Head of Social Sciences Department (1994-2007)
    • Head of Qur’anic Sciences Department (1997-2005)
    • Research Deputy (1997-2002)
    • Head of Howzeh & University Association (1996-2001)

    - Imam Khomeini Institute for Education and Research:

    • Head of Qur’anic Sciences Department (1997-present)
    • Research Deputy (2001-2007)
    • Vice-chancellor (2007-present)

    He is also a member at various boards, councils and committees with scientific, research or managment natures. some of them are as follows:

    • Policy Council at Baqiyyat-Allah Institite (1997-present)
    • Research Center of Culture and Thought (1997-2005)
    • Research Center of Humanities (1996-2007)
    • Research & Study Center of Religions (2001-2008)
    • Central Managment of Howzeh (2001)
    • Educational Institute of Ahlulbayt (2001-2008)
    • Martyr Quddusi Foundation (2007-2012)
    • The Ahlulbayt's World Assembly (1999-2004)
    • Islamic Research center of I.R.I.B (1998-2000)
    • High Council of Howzeh (2004-2012)
    • Qom University (2011-present)
    • Society of Seminary teachers of Qom (2005-2014)
    • Lady Masumeh (P.B.U.H) University (2011-present)
    • Qom University of Technology (2011-present)
    • Ayatollah Brujerdi University (2011-present)
    • Howzeh Committee at the Ministery of Science, Research and Technology (2007-present)
    • Professional Committee of Research In Howzeh (2016-present)

     

    Bibliography

    Books:

    • The roots of Muslims weakness and lagging, (Hijrat, Qom, 1978) Translation of an arabic book named: Awamil Da'f al-Muslimin.
    • A few lessons on Islamic ideology, (Dar rahe haq, Qom, 1981)
    • A few lessons on Knowing Qur'an, (Dar rahe haq, Qom, 1982)
    • An overture into Islamic sociology, (Samt, Qom, 1994) this book was published in two volumes.
    • A textbook on Knowing Qur'an, (Ma'sumiah, Qom, 1997) this book was published in two volumes.
    • History of socioogical theories in Islam, (Samt, Qom, 1999)
    • Anthropology (Imam Khomeini Institute, Qom, 1999)
    • The Methodology of exegesis, (Research center of Howzeh & University, Qom, 2002)
    • Basis of exegesis, (Imam Khomeini Institute, Qom, 2002) A textbook
    • Co-Author of "Qur'an's Miracle", (Imam Khomeini Institute, Qom, 2003) A textbook
    • The method of commenting Qur'an, (Research center of Howzeh & University, Qom, 2004)
    • The principle of Understanding Qur'an, (Office of studies & research for the High council of Howzeh, Qom, 2006)
    • The path And the guide in Qur'an, (Imam Khomeini Institute, Qom, 2007) A revise from the book "Qur'anic teachings" by Ayatollah M. T. Misbah Yazdi.
    • Co-auther of "Viewpoints of Ayatollah M. T. Misbah Yazdi, Approaches & Results", (Imam Khomeini Institute, Qom) From 2016 three volumes of this book have been published and the rest is in progress.

     

    Articles:

    • The Relation between Sociology and Anthropology, (Collection of articles for the office of Howzeh & University association, 1982)
    • The state of lawabiding in society and the traditions of God, (Collection of articles for the office of Howzeh & University association, 1982)
    • Is religion a social foundation?, (Collection of articles for the office of Howzeh & University association, 1983)
    • An introduction into religious sociology, (The light of knowledge, 1987)
    • The descent of Qur'an, (True understanding, 1992)
    • Objectives of the descent of Qur'an, (True understanding, 1993)
    • Societal lawabiding in Qur'an & tradition, (Collection of articles for the congress of the social sciences philosophy, 1995)
    • Self-alienation from the viewpoint of Qur'an, (True understanding, 1997)
    • Conditions & obstacles of taking banefit from Qur'an, (True understanding, 1998)
    • Consistency of Fitrah and morality according to Imam Khomeini's thought, (Office of the publication of Imam Khomeini's works, 2003)
    • The philosophy of society and history from the viewpoint of Qur'an, (History through the Mirror of research, 2004)
    • The etiquette of interfaith dialogue, (Imam Khomeini Institute for Research and Education)
    • Science production and the software movement, (Imam Khomeini Institute for Research and Education, 2008)
    • Peace and Justice in Islam, (Imam Khomeini Institute for Research and Education, 2009)
    • Creation of mankind from the viewpoint of Qur'an & Medicine, (Congress of Qur'an & Medicine, University of Yazd, 2009)
    • The method of topical commentary of Qur'an from the viewpoint of professor Misbah Yazdi, (Knowing Qur'an, 2009)
    • Sociological explanation about some social traditions in Qur'an, (Knowing Qur'an, 2012)
    • Social traditions in Qur'an and Hadith, (Cultural & social understanding, 2012)
    • The possibility of religious science, (Cultural & social understanding, 2012)
    • Self-alienation from the viewpoint of Allameh Tabatabai in tafsir Al-mizan, (The international congress of Allameh Tabatabai's ideas in his tafsir Al-mizan, 2014)
    • The effect of believing in God's justice in commenting Qur'an, (Knowing Qur'an, 2014)
    • Behavioral factors of accord between married couples from the viewpoint of Qur'an, (True understanding, 2014)
    • The effect of intent on act and its results, (Knowing Qur'an, 2015)
    • A new suggestion regarding the Ard traditions, (Knowing Qur'an, 2016)