JOURNAL OF RELIGIOUS THOUGHT 20 (77):79-98 (2020)

Authors
Religious Thought
Shiraz University
Abstract
Divine Attributes and their reflection in the flowing of history and its stages is one of the most important issues in the theoretical philosophy of history that has attracted the attention of philosophers of history. This issue has become doubly important because it relates to human free will and the extent and manner of his role in history. This article has tried to examine the three attributes: "Lordship", "Knowledge" and "Will" along with a description of the concept of "Fate and Destiny" (Ghadza' and Ghadar) based on the words of Amir al-Mu'menin Ali (AS), especially in Nahj al-Balaghah, and besides explaining the concept of their sovereignty over the history, proves its incompatibility with determinism. The findings of this study indicate that in the view of Amir al-Mo'menin Ali (AS), if these attributes do not rule over the history, history will decline, and since according to the teachings of Islamic revelation, the free will of man, itself is one of the elements of historical events, believing in the dominance of these attributes does not limit the scope of human free will and formative authority.
Keywords Divine lordship Divine knowledge Divine will Theoretical philosophy of history Nahj al-Balagha
Categories No categories specified
(categorize this paper)
Options
Edit this record
Mark as duplicate
Export citation
Find it on Scholar
Request removal from index
Translate to english
Revision history

Download options

PhilArchive copy

 PhilArchive page | Other versions
External links

Setup an account with your affiliations in order to access resources via your University's proxy server
Configure custom proxy (use this if your affiliation does not provide a proxy)
Through your library

References found in this work BETA

No references found.

Add more references

Citations of this work BETA

No citations found.

Add more citations

Similar books and articles

The Flexibility of Divine Simplicity.Mark K. Spencer - 2017 - International Philosophical Quarterly 57 (2):123-139.
The Divine Attributes.Nicholas Everitt - 2010 - Philosophy Compass 5 (1):78-90.
Omniscience and Divine Will: Are These Attributes Compatible with Each Other?Hasan Akkanat - 2018 - Entelekya Logico-Metaphysical Review 2 (2):99-112.
Divine Simplicity.Thomas Schärtl - 2018 - European Journal for Philosophy of Religion 10 (2):51-88.
New Puzzles About Divine Attributes.Moti Mizrahi - 2013 - European Journal for Philosophy of Religion 5 (2):147-157.
Divine Knowledge.Sa”ādat Mostafavi & Sayyed Hasan - 2006 - Journal of Philosophical Theological Research 8 (30):3-37.
Criteria of the Divine Attribution.A. Shirzad - unknown - Kheradnameh Sadra Quarterly 18.
Omniscience.Edward Wierenga - 2008 - In Thomas P. Flint & Michael C. Rea (eds.), The Oxford Handbook of Philosophical Theology. Oxford University Press.

Analytics

Added to PP index
2021-07-25

Total views
8 ( #983,987 of 2,456,081 )

Recent downloads (6 months)
8 ( #84,371 of 2,456,081 )

How can I increase my downloads?

Downloads

My notes