What Does Tawassul Mean in Shia Viewpoint? One of Spurious Argument against Shia is the beseeching of the Prophets, Imams and Saints. And Some people criticize the Shias of beseeching the Prophets,...
Jesus Christ (as) through Shia Narrations (2) Muslims, on the other hand, have tended to produce polemical works showing how much of what is in the Bible is consistent with the Islamic view of Christ...
Jesus Christ (as) through Shia Narrations (1) In the Qur'an, in a passage describing the annunciation to the Blessed Virgin Mary, Jesus ('a) is described as a Word from God: O Mary! Verily Allah...
The Historic Fadak Sermon of Fatima (3) Criticism Against the Treachery of Men Thus when Allah the Almighty exalted his Prophet from this perishable world towards the abode of His prophets and His...
The Historic Fadak Sermon of Fatima (2) Concentration Upon the Philosophy and Aim of Divine Ordinances Faith has been set so as to cleanse you of polytheism; ṣalat (prayers) are prescribed to keep...
The Historic Fadak Sermon of Fatima (1) It is quoted in the book al-Ihtijaj of Shaykh al-Tabarsi from ʿAbdullah b. Hasan who relates from his fore-fathers that when Sayyidah Zahra was informed that...
OBEDIENCE AND GOD-FEARING Humankind is a genuine element and distinctive being in this cosmos because of the numerous traits and donations that God has given exclusively to him so as to prefer him to...
The Method of Shi'ism in Hadith The principle that the hadith possesses validity, as attested by the Quran, is not at all disputed among Shi'ites or in fact among all Muslims. But because of the...
Monotheism According to the School of Ahlul-Bait (PBUTH) Imam Ali (a.s.) in Nahjul-Balagha says: "The foremost in religion is the knowing of Him, the perfection of knowing Him is to believe in His...
The Meaning of Imam (5) The Difference Between Prophet and Imam The previous argument about reception of Divine injunctions and laws by the prophets only proves the basis of prophecy, namely the...
The Meaning of Imam (4) Affirmation of the Previous Section Much of the argument of Shi'ism concerning the succession to the Prophet rests on the belief that during the last days of his illness the...
The Meaning of Imam (3) Some of the hadiths pertaining to Ghadir Khumm, the investiture of Ali, and the significance of the Household of the Porphet are cited here: Hadith Ghadir The Prophet (SW) of...

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