عنوان مقاله [English]
Various factors can contribute to the survival, continuity, dynamism and empowerment of the social system. Order and security are among the most important factors in the ability of the social system. Belief in Mahdism can play an important role in the dynamism and ability of the social system, and the function in this area is one of the important functions of this belief. Because belief in Mahdism can bring people around their axis and, in order to achieve a certain goal, they bring them into an integrated unit and give them a unified identity, which then strengthens social power and strengthens social relations, Provides security and social order, and ultimately leads to the consolidation of social relations. In this research, the purpose of showing the functioning of belief in Mahdism in the field of the social system of the waiting community and the age of absence, and showing the ideas of Mahdism in strengthening the social system has been discussed. The most important findings of this research are explaining the ideas of Mahdism in the areas of cohesion, solidarity, order and social security, and consolidation of social relations. The most important ways of thinking in these areas are to produce and re-read the common sense and moral values, to consolidate religious beliefs, especially the teachings of Imamate, to establish emotional connections in people, to establish unity and identity among peoples and subcultures, and to build trust A public that comes from strengthening values and adhering to ethical rules.