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...
Qur'anic references to Historical events
A fellow Sunni brother told me that Abu Bakr was in the same cave as the Holy Prophet (PBUH). Is there not Qur’anic reference to this incident and a certain companion being advised not to be afraid? W...
The followers of Amir-ul-mumineen (A.S)
Although enemies of Ali (A.S) the leader of the faithful – Amir-ul-Muminin – are considered to be illegitimate, Salman al-Farsi was a Shi’ah – despite his parents being fire worshippers. In our presen...
The revelation of certain ayaat
When was the ayah ‘I have today perfected your religion’ – ‘al-Yawm Akmaltu lakum Dinakum’ – revealed?