عنوان مقاله [English]
It is necessary, according to the Islamic doctrines, that reformation to become pivotal in all social movements and revolutions. This reality is observable in the greatest reformative movements and revolutions of history, i.e., Divine Missions of the Prophets. For this reason, it can be said that the reformative movements in Islam have always been developed with reliance on the Qur’ānic and narrational teachings. The history of these movements obviously suggests this reality. There are some factors in the Holy Qur’ān and the sayings of Imam ‘Alī (A.S.) in Nahj al-Balāgha that can be considered as components for the victory of these movements. In this article, some of the most significant of these factors are touched upon, such as faith, patience, unity, brotherhood, knowing the enemy, strength, public participation, assistance from the unseen world, justice seeking, learning from one’s past mistakes, and the way they play a role in victory.