Journal of JIQS

The Journal of Interdisciplinary Quranic Studies (JIQS) is a bilingual, peer-reviewed journal published by Interdisciplinary Quranic Studies Research Institute, Shahid Beheshti University in collaboration with Contemporary Thoughts Press in London.
JIQS aims to promote interdisciplinary studies of the Qur’an conducted with a wide range of scholarly approaches and to provide an interdisciplinary platform for critical, innovative, and scholarly researches.

Aims and Scope

The objectives of the journal are as follows:

  • Publication of the latest achievements of domestic and foreign researchers about miracles and interdisciplinary studies of the Quran
  • Promotion of Quranic culture inside and outside the country
  • Helping to solve the theoretical and practical problems of various sciences through the concepts and instructions of the Quran
  • Explaining the ambiguities of the Quran through the tools of different sciences
  • The editors welcome research, review and case study papers on following fields:
  • Theoretical issues on:
  • Interdisciplinary studies of the Qur'an; The concept of Qur'an’s miracle, its reasons, aspects, and historical roots; methodology of evaluating the miracles of the Qur'an in different dimensions; critique of scholars' opinions on these issues.
  • Cases of interdisciplinary study of Qur'an and other sciences:
  • Interdisciplinary studies on all aspects of Quranic studies associated with different fields of science and humanities, such as psychology, sociology, anthropology, linguistics, management, literature, archeology, economics, ethics, philosophy, law, politics, history, physics, biology, geology, astronomy, meteorology, medical science, engineering and computer science. 
  • Cases of scientific miracles of Qur'an:
  • Proving the fulfillment of the conditions of scientific miracle in the verses that refer to the descriptions of natural or human phenomena from the perspective of various sciences.
  • Systems of the Qur'an:
  • Identifying, analyzing and presenting Qur'anic systems.
  • Computational Qur'an mining: 
  • Mining, extracting and processing Qur'anic words and concepts, and the relationships between them using data mining methods and algorithms, cryptography, pattern recognition, etc.

This is a semiannual open access journal. Users have the right to access to the full texts of articles and use their content under the following conditions: Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 International (CC BY-NC-ND 4.0).


Editorial Board

  • Director-in-Charge & Editor-in-Chief: Dr. Alireza Talebpour, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran
  • HIWM Seyed Hashem Moosavi, Institute of Contemporary Islamic Studies, London
  • Dr. Majid Maaref, University of Tehran, Tehran
  • Dr. Reza Moaddab, University of Qom, Qom
  • Dr. Mohammad Mesbahi, The Islamic College, London
  • Dr. Mohammad Ali Mazaheri Tehrani, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran
  • Dr. Gholamreza Hassanzadeh, Tehran University of Medical Sciences, Tehran
  • Dr. Farzaneh Rohani Mashhadi, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran
  • Dr. Mohammad Reza Sotudehnia, University of Isfahan, Isfahan
  • Dr. Ghasem Darzi, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran
  • Dr. Isa Jahangir, The Islamic College, London
  • Dr. Phorogh Parsa, Institute for Humanities and Cultural Studies, Tehran
  • Dr. Abbas Ahmadvand, Shahid Beheshti University, Tehran
  • Dr. Angelika Neuwirth, Freie Universität Berlin
  • HIWM Mirza Abbas, Institute of Contemporary Islamic Studies, London 
  • Manager: Dr. Bahareh Mazaheri Tehrani
  • Copy Editor: Dr. Mehdi Baghi