Again, according to the author, this is narrated in the same book from ibn Marduwayh who reported from Abu Hurayra that he said: “The Prophet said: “Soon the son of Mary will descend among you and...
2- Other commentators said that the pronoun hi in “qabla mawtihi” refers to ‘Isa himself and that the faith of the People of the Book in ‘Isa before the death of ‘Isa will occur at the moment of 'Isa...
Imam Mahdi in the Verse (4:159) (1) And there is none of the People of the Book but must believe in him before his death; and on the Day of Judgment he will be a witness against them;(1) A- Tafsir...
It is He Who hath sent His Messenger with guidance and the Religion of Truth, to proclaim it over all religion, even though the Pagans may detest (it). (1) A- Tafsir Majma’ al-Bayan by Shaykh Tabarsi...
O people, whoever talks to me about Adam, I know the best about him and I am the closest to him. O people, whoever talks to me about Nuh (Noah), I know more than anyone the best about him. O people,...
If thou couldst but see when they will quake with terror; but then there will be no escape (for them), and they will be seized from a position (quite) near.(1) A- Tafsir Majma’ al-Bayan by Shaykh...
Who believe in the Unseen, are steadfast in prayer, and spend out of what We have provided for them;(1) A- Tafsir Majma’al-Bayan by Shaykh Tabarsi   Shaykh Tabarsi (2) explains that the verse...
Concerning the virtuous society, the author adds that this can only become a reality in the time of the Mahdi: “It is clear in the verse that God promised to those who believe and work righteous...
Allah has promised, to those among you who believe and work righteous deeds, that He will, of a surety, grant them in the land, inheritance (of power), as He granted it to those before them; that He...
After having reported that the verse concerns the Mahdi, Shaykh Tabarsi mentions a tradition which denies the Mahdi and gives his own opinion. He writes that, in his work al-Ba’th wa an-Nushur, Imam...
Shi’ite Messianism and all that concerns the Mahdi have, of course, been studied in a number of works, but this chapter focuses on the Qur’anic verses reported as concerning the Mahdi and their...
C) The concept of Intizar Complementary to the doctrine of the greater Occultation is the notion of Intizar, or the expectation and awaiting of the Hidden Imam's return. Intizar is a state of...

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