عنوان مقاله [English]
The most considerable religious trainings are about observing ethical norms. These norms have also entered jurisprudential rules in various ways and they have caused overlapping between these two areas of science. One of the most important ethical norms emphasized in holy narratives is the necessity of maintaining self-esteem, some instances of which have been manifested in the form of jurisprudential rule of "unnecessary action to admit indebtedness". Of course, the afore-mentioned rule has rarely been stipulated or studied independently in the area of jurisprudence and has been usually used as a hidden major premise in the arguments. The small number of analytical discussions in this area may be due to the same reason. The present research, while investigating and classifying the rulings in this regard, analyses the jurisprudential nature of "indebtedness" and its relation with the associated jurisprudential rules. It seems that "indebtedness" as an instance of harm to pride can be classified under the no-harm rule. In addition, the prohibition of indebtedness can be considered as an independent principle derived from the ethical norm of "the need to maintain self-esteem".