This article,by Mojtaba Shirani and Ali Allah Verdi, examines proximity and unity views of Ayatollah Makarem Shirazi in Persian.
Aim of the article
The aim of this article is to become familiar with thoughts of this Islamic world’s scholar through proximity and unity of Islam’s Ummah.
The Quran and Islamic Unity
In his works and lectures, he always knows Qur’an as a link for Islamic unity and he tries to display the necessity of this point with the Qur’an’s verses and shows dangers of conflict of Islamic Ummah.
Preliminaries for Islamic Unity
From his perspective the most important points for establishing Islamic Unity is: recognition through Islamic sects’ thoughts and beliefs, knowing conspiracy of enemies, return to Qur’an, not offending to sanctities of Islamic Sects, denying from fanatic ideas, countering with terrorism and Takfiri groups, utilizing from great chances in Hajj and unity of Fariqains’ scholars.
Therefore, his uniting Fatwa is an important practical step for this purpose.