نوع مقاله : علمی _ ترویجی
استادیار دانشکدۀ الهیات دانشگاه فردوسی مشهد
عنوان مقاله [English]
Divine Knowledge is one the essential attributes of God and the most important point of difference between the Divine and secular man concerning the First Source, and believing in it has a significant role in human life. It creates hope and certainty in humankind, gives them trust and tranquility, keeps them away from evils and indecencies and purifies their souls, because they know God to be both present and overlooking and aware of the exterior and the interior.
In this article, at first the acquired knowledge and the knowledge by presence are explained and then, the mode of Divine knowledge, including the essence and the like and their reasons, are dealt with. Some remarks along with the rational and scholarly evidences about the expanse of Divine knowledge and its infinite spread have been expressed here and some of the misconceptions and the responses to them have been touched upon. Meanwhile, a brief comparison has been made between the Torah, the Bible, and the Qur’ān; and finally, the holy verses of the Qur’ān and the traditions of the Infallible Imams (A.S.) have been presented.