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Taqiyyah or Dissimulation

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SHAFAQNA- One of the most misunderstood aspects of Shi'ism is the practice of dissimulation or taqiyyah. With the wider meaning of taqiyyah, "to avoid or shun any kind of danger," we are not concerned here. Rather, our aim is to discuss that…

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…