Shia Studies

Takfirism – Understanding the ideology of terror

SHAFAQNA - ISIL, or Daesh as we should learn to use, is in the midst of adding another chapter to...

When anti-Shiism becomes a euphemism for religious eugenics –...

SHAFAQNA - Back in 2013 Fanar Haddad, a Research Fellow at the Middle East Institute (National University of Singapore) raised...

On the prohibition of gambling

SHAFAQNA - All psychologists are of the opinion that mental agitation and excitement is the principal cause for many...

What is Shirk?

SHAFAQNA- question What is Shirk? Concise answer Literally, shirk means to allocate; technically, in Quranic terminology, shirk – in contrast to hanif –...

Division of religious principle. Shia and the religion of...

SHAFAQNA- The writer says that the founders of Imamate have split the faith of Shia into five fundamentals; unity...

Dr Oliver Scharbrodt to SHAFAQNA: A window into Islamic...

SHAFAQNA- Shafaqna has the pleasure to interview Dr Olicer Scharbrodt, a Professor of Islamic Studies at the Department of Theology...

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