نوع مقاله : مقاله پژوهشی
دانشیار گروه روابط بین الملل پژوهشگاه علوم انسانی و مطالعات فرهنگی
عنوان مقاله [English]
The signs of strengthening the roles of religion in international relations theory have become more clarified since the last decades of twentieth century. The reality of international relations has been affected by some agents with religious tendencies who are challenging the current situation; on the other hand in the theoretical aspect the mainstream of international relations are targeted by epistemological challenges which highlighting the weakness and inefficiency of rationalism, positivism and materialism in solving the issues of national relations. The relation between religion and international peace is one of the most important issues which must be studied in the theory of international relations. The main question of this article is what is the role of religion in creating international peace and security? And specifically how can Islamic norms help establishing international peace? As the answer the idea of using religion as factor for creating peace would be reviewed. In the end as a case study some of the peace-oriented norms will be pointed out. Theoretically this article is relying on a critical flow in international relations so it has critical views against positivism.