عنوان مقاله [English]
Lifestyle represents a way of life influenced by the beliefs, values, and attitudes of man to the cosmos, and reflects the tendencies, interests, behaviors, beliefs, and values of individuals. Since belief in Mahdiship is one of the most important Islamic teachings and the objective embodiment of Islam and all the capacities of Islam are fully demonstrated in it, it can provide models in theoretical and practical bases and explanation of the quality and the model of Islamic lifestyle. The most important of these models are 1. Presenting a model of a peaceful lifestyle with followers of other religions through the belief in the promised Savior and relying on the common inter-religions; 2. Presenting a model of a peaceful lifestyle with followers of Islamic branches on the basis of the belief in Islamic Mahdiship for the existence of Proof of God on earth; 3. Presenting a pattern of Shi'ite lifestyle with each other, centered on the belief in Imamate and Expectation.
Using a descriptive-analytical method and adopting the rational and scriptural approach, this research has been carried out, with the purpose of demonstrating the role of the thought of Mahdiship in providing a model for Islamic lifestyle of the society of the era of Expectation. The data collection method is librarious. Explaining a modeling role for Mahdiship is among the innovations of this research. This role is in providing a lifestyle and drawing the objective and apparent representations of the models in the lifestyle.