Shi'ism and Khilafah
According to my understanding, Shi’ah is an Arabic word for group. No such group apparently existed prior to the institution of the caliphate – khalafah – and it was only instituted to oppose Abu Bakr...
What should our attitude be towards the first three Khalifahs?
The companions of the Prophet (PBUH)
Why do Shi’ah believe that the majority of the Prophet’s companions went astray after he passed away. I sometimes wonder how the mission of the Prophet (PBUH) can be considered a success, if he only m...
Introducing Usul-al-Din to others
What degree of punishment – ta’azeer or hadd – should be imposed on one, who claims to be a practising Muslim, yet does not believe that Imam Ali (A.S) is superior to any prophet other than Muhammad (...