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نویسندگان [English]چکیده [English]
Rationalism in the Qur'an is regarded as an efficient and advanced method used by those who are interested in finding religious realities from the outset of Islam until now in order to discover various needful phenomena in different times and its various functions caused religious thought to be promoted. Investigating the nature of rationalism and its function in the Qur'an and its role in the evolution of religious thought, this article has explained its most important functions (evolution in social thought, revival of religious knowledge and its improvement, profound intellectual developments, evolution in the political system of Islam). Then by marking the viewpoints of religious thinkers, it proves these functions based on rational, Quranic, and historical basis.