عنوان مقاله [English]
Acts of worship, invocation and prayer are among important aspects of one’s attachment to the Quran, and play an effective part in the moral education of mankind. To examine the issue, the article has used the intra-religious approach by referring to Quranic themes and the Infallible Imams’ traditions in an analytical way and relating those to educational activities. Then by defining moral education, it has presented attachment to the Quran as a method of moral education.
The results show that only God knows the way of human salvation and since his communication with humans is through Revelation of his Ayas, the best way of recognizing the true path of happiness is trough familiarity with the Quran and heeding its injunction. In Islamic view, establishing a sustained connection with God is the ultimate goal of Islam, hence all human actions including his everyday life, are but acts of worship and invocation that aim at reaching proximity with God, and attachment to the Quran is at its top.
Among the effects of this kind of attachment are signs of divine beauty on the servants of God, development of intellect, faith and devotional servitude, honesty, God-seeking disposition and overcoming one’s unwillingness of worship. Concerning humans’ tendency to the acts of worship and supplication, they are of three groups: the believers, the hypocrites and the unbelievers, which are all being elaborated in the article.