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Shia Islam: The meaning of Taqiyya / 14

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Shīʿa Islam: History and Doctrines / Ayatullāh Jaʿfar Subḥānī Taqiyya The meaning of Taqiyya Taqiyya (‘dissimulation’) is a concept that appears in the Qur’an and has been highlighted in some verses. The Qur’an permits a believer…

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…