The status of art from an Islamic viewpoint


SHAFAQNA – Speaking at a meeting with officials Ayatollah Ali Khamenei commented on the importance of Art in Islamic tradition, calling on individuals and organizations to strive in this direction.
The meeting which was organized by a Qom-based theological school was held on Monday.

Ayatollah Khamenei expressed pleasure over the fact that theological schools have decided to become active in issues regarding jurisprudence and arts and noted that many outstanding artists can to be found among religious ulema and scholars.

As jurisprudence covers all areas of human life, he noted, it also includes arts as an part of man’s life.

He hailed the initiative of creating a link between arts and Islamic jurisprudence and urged officials entrusted with the task to ceaselessly work on the issue.


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