The Journal of Islamic Guidance (al-Irshaad) is a scholarly journal published twice a year, in June and December. As its title indicates, the journal aims to provide general Islamic guidance. It is published by the Islamic Guidance Society based in Japan, which plays an important role in the acceptance of Islam in Japan. The journal includes papers and essays in English, Japanese, French and Arabic from scholars inside and outside the archipelago. Harun Yahya"s essay titled "Darwinism: The Source of Communist Savagery," published in the December, 2001, issue of the journal, gives a comprehensive overview of the relationship between Darwinism and communism and describes how this evil alliance inflicted terrible disasters on humanity in the 20th century.