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...
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 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...
Representing the Imams (A.S) in acting
Is it appropriate for actors to represent Imam Husayn (A.S) and ladies such as Sayyida Zainab (A.S) on film or stage?