Wikipedia to have a new family member, wikifiqh

Taqrib News Agency , 28 Oct 2010 9:34

Iran’s Islamic Ideology Dissemination Organization (IIDO) intends to establish wikifiqh in the near future.

BFnews: Iran’s Islamic Ideology Dissemination Organization (IIDO) intends to establish Wikifiqh in the near future.

IIDO Director Hujjatuleslam Seyyed Mehdi Khamushi stressed the importance of cyber dissemination of Islamic ideology in today’s era of rapid electronic communication in a meeting attended by a group of teachers from IIDO’s educational centers.

He pointed to the importance of social networks and wikis in today’s world saying that the up-to-date information is an important issue.

The articles for wikifiqh will be provided by students of the seminary and their identities will be known and kept within this network, he added.

According to Taqrib News Agency (TNA), the cleric also stressed on holding workshops and seminars in interdisciplinary studies by the IIDO saying that in this modern time diverse subjects cannot be separated from each other.

Quickly growing among people around the world, enthusiasm in Islam and studying the field has highlighted the need for a source for the technical terms, scholars and thinkers in this field.

This source is likely to be one of the most viewed when launched since there is no other online concise free encyclopedia on the subject.


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