The infallibility of the Imams (A.S)
I am confused. If error-free Imams – M’asumin – know what will occur in the future, why was Imam Reza (A.S) prepared to knowingly drink poison? Would this not be suicide?
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...
The 12th Imam (ATFS)
Before the 12th Imam (may Allah hasten his reappearance) went into the major occultation, why didn’t he explain in great detail the scope of the authority that jurists would have in his absence.
The belief in the error-free Imams
Is belief in Imam Ali (A.S) being error-free – m’asum – an essential part of Shi’ah belief?