Humanities and Social Sciences

Special Issue

Religion, Gnosticism and Spirituality

  • Submission Deadline: Apr. 01, 2020
  • Status: Submission Closed
  • Lead Guest Editor: Maryam Bakhtyar
About This Special Issue
Mysticism is a looking at inner paths that shows both the truth to the man and the way to truth that leads human beings to know the absolute oneness. We know Mysticism by the name of God in all matters of the world. For this reason, there is an important relationship between mysticism and spiritual well-being. Therefore, the only way to reach the spiritual station is th elevation of spirit. Through elevation of the human soul Human reaches the station of caliphate of Allah, the position that most prophets, such as Mohammad, Christ, Ibrahim, Dawood, Moses and other prophets had. Therefore, If we take the history of the religions of the past Undoubtedly, we will come to the conclusion that what is most likely to affect human evolution and thought is through the channel of religion. But in the meantime, mysticism and spirituality have had a tremendous place because they believe that dignity is devoted to its owner. Therefore, mysticism, with inspiration from schools of Islam, Christianity, and Jews, has a special status among other issues.

Aims and Scope:

  1. Sufism
  2. The Mysticism
  3. Spirituality
  4. Religion
  5. Theology
  6. The faith
Lead Guest Editor
  • Maryam Bakhtyar

    Department of Humanities, Islamic Azad University, Ahvaz, Iran

Guest Editors
  • Johan Van Rooyen

    Department of Dogmatics and Christian Ethics, Faculty of Theology and Religion, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, South Africa

  • Farajollah Bararti

    Islamic Azad University, Ahvaz, Iran

  • Behrouz Ahmadi

    Islamic Azad University, Ahvaz, Iran

  • Elkhas Veisi

    Payam e Noor university, Ahvaz, Iran

  • Ebrahim Ghanavati

    Islamic Azad University, Tehran, Iran

  • Nadezhda Bleich

    Faculty of Sociology and Social Work, North Ossetian State University, Vladikavkaz, Russian Federation

  • Bahman Gorjian

    Department of Applied Liguistics, Abadan Branch, Islamic Azad University, Abadan, Iran, Abadan, Iran

Published Articles
  • Beliefs Worship the Village’s Tutelaray God in the Beliefs Life of Vietnamese People

    Vu Hong Van

    Issue: Volume 7, Issue 5, September 2019
    Pages: 150-158
    Received: Jul. 09, 2019
    Accepted: Aug. 28, 2019
    Published: Sep. 20, 2019
    DOI: 10.11648/j.hss.20190705.12
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    Abstract: Vietnam is a country with many beliefs and religions, including beliefs and religions imported from abroad, but there were also beliefs that appear on Vietnam itself. We can refer to typical folk beliefs such as: worship ancestors, worship of Mother Goddesses and many other typical folk beliefs, in the worship of the Vietnamese, beliefs worship “Th... Show More