The Second International Congress of Imam Khomeini & the Revival of Religious Beliefs

The First International Congress of Imam Khomeini and the Revival of Religious Beliefs in June 1997 provided an opportunity for religious قثintellectuals to recognize and achieve his (Imam Khomeini) lifetime mystic jihad to revive the pure Islam of Muhammad. That debate and that realm of monotheism view were wider than to be viewed accurately and deeply. The great enthusiasm and the vast welcoming of the researchers and the followers of that Imam whose being essence was the practical symbol that reflected the generality of the religion, had this movement to be permanent and the wisdom owners to contemplate.

Experiences of the first congress were confirmations that the truth of the religion is researchable in two levels. The first level is in the extent of theoretical debates which leads to the presentation of the religion's comprehensive picture and its mission, a clearer perception of it and a kind of ontology and anthropology originating from it, provides a basis for drawing the different dimensions of the happy and effective religiously living.

The second level is the issues which talks about the outside realization of reviving the religion and its traces which are the people and different societies' behaving dimensions. Obviously, it calls for its own tools and research manners; to prove the claim, statistics, testimonies presentations and the experienced traces should be used.

Undoubtedly, the dimensions of Imam Khomeini's thoughts revival and the great humanistic movement originated from if; reflecting best by the Iranian Islamic Revolution; is detectable in those two levels.

The Topics of the Second International Congress & Religious Beliefs Are:

The 1st Part (The Theoretical Debates): Imam Khomeini & reviving the thought of religion generality and its mission in different levels

A.    In the Extent of Science & the Religious Wisdom (Religious Epistemology)

      1. To believe the originality of revelation and the necessity of using the revelation messages in all fields
      2. Believing the adaptability and attunement of the oracle wisdom, philosophy, mysticism, language and…
      3. The faith in the adaptability and attunement of the religion and science (the role of science in proposing issues and the religion mission to answer the requirements)

B.     In the Extent of the Existing Dimensions of the Human Living (Anthropology)

      1. The faith in the adaptability and attunement of the ethic-spiritual dimension with the materialistic and human living requirements
      2. Believing the mission of the religion and wisdom to answer both the personality and the society requirements
      3. The faith in the religion mission in both materialistic features and providing the hereafter bliss

    C.    In the Extent of the Recreation & the Ornamentation of the Basic Principles of the Monotheist Religions

        1. The mutuality plan of the original Islam against the distorted Muslim figures, in the format of the original Islam against the American Islam mutuality (characteristics of these two sections)
        2. The faith in the basic rule of the society justice and rejecting the colonialism as the main direction of the prophets' mission
        3. Believing the rights and the high dignity of women in the society and rejecting the men's dominant attitude in their social communication

      D.    In the Extent of Politics & Governing the Society

        1. Believing the necessity of forming a government based on religion principals
        2. The necessity of the leadership by a qualified religious scholar (Jurist Guardian)
        3. Believing in the society affairs management based on the principals originating from the revelation and religious trainings while relying on Ijtihad based on the transformation of time and place
        4. Faith in human's right to determine their own social destiny and rejecting its contrast with the divine governance

      E.     In the Extent of the Social Living & the Different Levels of Human Groupings

          1. Efforts for the coherency between different levels of the society
          2. Believing the necessity of the unity among the Islamic countries
          3. The faith in the approximation of the divine monotheism religions
          4. Believing the unity between the oppressed and the poor against the oppression
          5. Believing the necessity of the empathy and the attunement between the intellectuals of both the thought and the theology

        F.     In the Extent of Islam's International Mission

            1. Efforts to trace the International order apart from the dominance of the arrogant
            2. Identifying the reasons and the obstacles for the realization of the glorious future of Islam
            3. The mission of the Iranian Islamic Republic for the Global Islamic Revolution (The priority of each of the triple perspectives or their interaction: 1- recommending on the empowering or strengthening of Iran's Islamic system's interior system and presenting a successful practical algorithm 2-the nation interactions and freedom movements 3- taking an agreeing manner and promoting Islamic countries' coherences against the arrogance)

          The 2nd Part: Imam Khomeini & the Revival of the Religious Manners, Attitudes & Traces in the World

          A.    In the Territory of the General Culture & the Behavior of the Common People in Each Countries

            1. The rate of increasing of mosques' thriving (religious centers) and worshiping centers
            2. The rate of the Quran culture expansion and promotion of its position in the society
            3. The thriving of publishing religious articles and official religious sources and religious magazines
            4. Expansion of the Islamic figures such as the appearance of men and women, the increasing rate on choosing religious names and …
            5. The appearances of the religious concepts progress in works of art and the growing rate of welcoming this kind of art
            6. The level of religious concepts expansion and using the religious words in literature and current political and press culture
            7. The appearances of religious population and confronting the anti-religion beliefs and illegal figures and moral corruptions

          B.     In the Extent of Scientific Assemblies & Cultural Atmospheres & the Positions of Experts

              1. The level of Education-Research expansion and reforming views in the extent of religious knowledge
              2. The territories of religiously Beliefs expansion in universities and the expansion of religion consideration in specialized sciences, especially in human science extent (a shift in the intellectual's opinions and theoretical attitude toward the issues related to the religion)
              3. The level of welcoming the concepts and issues on religion in research activities especially in the proposals of master degree in universities        

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