IBNA- The Thirty-ninth edition of ‘The Life of Imam Ali’ (Ali on by Ali)’ by Ja’far Shahidi on the life of the first Shi’ite Imam (AS) was released by the office of the Islamic Culture Publication.
IBNA- In Sa`adi and Confucius Conference, the Iranian expert Abolqassem Esma’eilpour said that although Confucius lived in the 5th century B. C. much earlier than Sa`adi, his thoughts are very close to Sa`adi.
IBNA- A two-day conference on Sa`adi and Confucius will be held at the Cultural Center of the Book City, in the presence of experts on Sa`adi and Confucius.
IBNA- In a meeting with ‘Saurabh Kumar’, Ambassador of India, Iran’s Culture Minister Ali Jannati said that many books were published in Iran during the past years that introduce India’s culture and civilization.
IBNA- Chaharshanbeh Souri (Fireworks Wednesday) is a celebration with special rituals rooted in the ancient customs of Iran; a feast which nowadays has lost its genuine and meaningful traditions and ceremonies.
IBNA- In the opening ceremony of the Quranic charity institute, Ebrahim Khalil-Allah (AS) in Tangistan, Bushehr Province of Iran, Culture Minister Ali Jannati stated that Quran is against irrationality, extremism and advocates friendship, compassion and moderation.
IBNA- The Award of the best Publisher of the 8th Digital Media International Festival was granted to Nour Computer Research Center of the Islamic Sciences.
IBNA- Three new books from the series ‘Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy’ translated into Persian including ‘Gadamer's Aesthetics’, ‘Love’ and ‘Goodman's Aesthetics’. These works were published by Qoqnous Publications in Tehran.
IBNA- At a meeting with the leaders and followers of monotheistic religions, Deputy Culture Minister Seyyed Abbas Salehi said that Iran has long been a place of peaceful coexistence of the followers of monotheistic religions.
IBNA- The Senior Advisor of the Center for the Great Islamic Encyclopedia Kianoush Kiyani Haft-Lang announced the translation of the fifth volume of ‘Encyclopedia Islamica’ in English.
IBNA- Iranian literature in the Works of Russian Writers is the title of a meeting scheduled to be held in Tehran on Monday, February 15.
IBNA- Describing the ‘Encyclopedia of Imam Mahdi (AS)’ which was honored at the 33rd Iran's Book of the Year Award, Hojat ol-Eslam Ma’soudi stated that a key subject of this book is Mahdi’s way of ruling.
IBNA- The panel of juries at the 23rd Islamic Republic of Iran’s Book of the Year World Award named Professor Muhammad Legenhausen as the top researcher of this event.
IBNA- Attending the National Conference of Women, Moderation and Development in Tehran, the Iranian President Hassan Rouhani said there is no ancient Iranian-Islamic book which endorses confining women in homes.
IBNA- Appreciating the efforts of all the thinkers in the field of Islamic and Iranian studies who submitted their works to the secretariat of the 23rd Islamic Republic of Iran’s Book of the Year World Award, the panel of juries names the best works of this event as follows:
IBNA- In its most recent work, Nahid Publications released a book titled ‘Religious Ideas of Unamuno’, the prominent Spanish novelist and thinker, written by Zahra Shahpari.
IBNA- In the meeting, Practical Mysticism in ‘Nahj al-Balagha’ (Peak of Eloquence), Hojat ol-Eslam Kavoos Rouhi said: “In his letters in Nahjolbalagheh, Imam Ali (AS) focuses on piety.”
IBNA- The book ‘Al Qamar al-Monir’, a collection of poems on the third Shi’ite Imam, Hossein (AS) was unveiled in Iran’s stand at New Delhi World Book Fair (NDWBF).
IBNA- The first volume of ‘Understanding the Quran, the first book: Quran and the Orientalists’ by Majid Ma`aref, Theology Professor at Tehran University, is now released.
IBNA- Referring to the publication of ‘Plan to Assess the Social Capital in Iran’, Culture Minister Ali Jannati said: “In the past three decades we greatly damaged the social capital of the country.”