The inheritance of Knowledge by the Imams
Besides the book Al-Kafi by al-Kulayni, are there other sources of ahadith in which Imam Jaffar as-Sadiq (A.S) discusses Divine designation – Nass – and knowledge – ilm – inherited by one Imam from an...
Shi'a references on Leadership
I would be most grateful if you would help me locate references on the shi’ah view of leadership and dissimulation.
The validity of opinions in certain contexts
On p. 160 in Muhammad al-Tijani’s book, Then I was Guided, he appears to infer that the following Qur’anic quotation refers to Imam Ali (A.S). Maulana Maududi’s commentary however explains that this r...
The revelation of certain ayaat
When was the ayah ‘I have today perfected your religion’ – ‘al-Yawm Akmaltu lakum Dinakum’ – revealed?