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Shia Islam: The Human Geography of Shi’ism / 34

Shafqna: Shīʿa Islam: History and Doctrines / Ayatullāh Jaʿfar Subḥānī The Human Geography of Shi’ism The Shīʿa constitute a major group within the Muslim community. They have settled in different parts of the world. Due to their…

Shia Islam: Shīʿa contributions to Islamic civilization / 33 – d

Shafqna: Shīʿa Islam: History and Doctrines / Ayatullāh Jaʿfar Subḥānī Study of narrators (ʿIlm al-Rijāl) ʿIlm al-rijāl is a branch of learning that deals with the biographies of the narrators of ḥadīth, particularly with regards…

Shia Islam: Shīʿa contributions to Islamic civilization / 33 – c

Shafqna: Shīʿa Islam: History and Doctrines / Ayatullāh Jaʿfar Subḥānī Principles of Jurisprudence (Uṣūl al-Fiqh) It is quite obvious that deriving laws from the Qur’an, traditions, the Prophet’s biography, consensus and reason…

Shia Islam: Shīʿa contributions to Islamic civilization / 33 – b

Shafqna: Shīʿa Islam: History and Doctrines / Ayatullāh Jaʿfar Subḥānī Qur’anic exegesis The Qur’an is simultaneously the primary source for Islamic beliefs and practices and the miracle of the Final Prophet. Muslim scholars from…

Who is Muhammad? is a book written by Islamic scholar Ja’far Sobhani

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SHAFAQNA- Ja’far Sobhani is a Islamic scholar. He is the author of scholarly books and articles. According to rahyafte :   This book is being published in response to a recent showing of an insulting movie on the Internet against the…

Shia Islam: Baseless theories about the origins of the Shīʿa /6

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Shafaqna – Shīʿa Islam: History and Doctrines / Ayatullāh Jaʿfar Subḥānī Chapter 6: Baseless theories about the origins of the Shīʿa For a long time, theories have been developed to explain the appearance of the Shīʿa. Many of…

Shia Islam: Why did not ʿAlī’s leadership materialize immediately after the Prophet’s death? / 5

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Shafaqna – Shīʿa Islam: History and Doctrines / Ayatullāh Jaʿfar Subḥānī   Chapter 5: Why did not ʿAlī’s leadership materialize immediately after the Prophet’s death? It is sometimes asked why the Prophet’s Companions…

Shia Islam: What the Qur’an and the Sunna say about ʿAlī’s leadership /4

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Shafaqna – Shīʿa Islam: History and Doctrines / Ayatullāh Jaʿfar Subḥānī Chapter 4: What the Qur’an and the Sunna say about ʿAlī’s leadership The intellectual centrality of the Prophet’s Household If the ḥadīth of Manzila,…

Shia Islam: What the Qur’an and the Prophet’s tradition say about succession /3

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Shafaqna – Shīʿa Islam: History and Doctrines / Ayatullāh Jaʿfar Subḥānī Chapter 3: What the Qur’an and the Prophet’s tradition say about succession  The Ḥadīth of Badʾ al-Daʿwa The ḥadīth of Badʾ al-Daʿwa (lit. ‘Beginning…

Shia Islam: The position and responsibilities of the Prophet’s successor / 2

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Shafaqna - Shīʿa Islam: History and Doctrines / Ayatullāh Jaʿfar Subḥānī Chapter 2: The position and responsibilities of the Prophet’s successor During his lifetime, the Prophet fulfilled a number of key roles and responsibilities…

Shia Islam: What does the word Shia mean? /1

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Shafaqna - Shīʿa Islam: History and Doctrines / Ayatullāh Jaʿfar Subḥānī Shīʿa Islam: History and Doctrines Ayatullāh Jaʿfar Subḥānī What does the word Shīʿa mean? The Arabic word, shīʿa, literally denotes ‘a group…