Question: “What is the main epistemic problem in Twelver Shiaism?”

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If I am asked about what is the core problem with the Twelver Shia religion, the main issue that comes up is an epistemic one:

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Question: ‘Is the chain of the Qur’an solitary from Hafs upwards?’ – a concise reply

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There is some confusion in the minds of certain Muslims nowadays concerning the mass transmission (Tawaatur) of the Qur’an. Continue reading

(Draft Work) Further thoughts on the Qur’an and the Imaamah Doctrine’

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The following is basically an addition to the book “Shiaism’s Imamah Doctrine and the Qur’an”. What I wanted to consider in here is what the person who knows about the Twelver Shia claims concerning “Divinely appointed Imamah” will feel as he reads the Qur’an, and compares this knowledge with what the Qur’an says. Continue reading

(Draft work) Shiaism’s Imamah Doctrine and the Qur’an

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ACKNOWLEDGMENT

All the praises and thanks are to Almighty Allah, the Lord of the Worlds, who has guided me to the path of Islam and provided me with the opportunity to write this work. Without His help, no endeavour can succeed. Continue reading

(Draft Article) Twelver Shias, Prophet Ibrahim (Alayhi Salaam) and Verse 2:124 – An Analysis of Tabatabai’s Arguments

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We received a question from a person leaning towards Twelver Shiaism who wished to know what the Ahl-us-Sunnah makes of Prophet Ibrahim (Alayhi Salaam) and Verse 2:124- or more concisely, what the Ahl-us-Sunnah make of the Twelver Shia claim that this Verse provides one of the strongest proofs for their concept of Imamah.  Continue reading

Abu Bakr al-Farraj (Hugo Barbosa) Conversion Story

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Catholicism in Brazil is a deeply studied academic field. Its roots can be traced back to Portugal in the Iberian Peninsula. The legacy of Catholicism in the Iberian Peninsula is tainted by a rampage thought by its proponents to bring about a single culture by doing away with 800 years of Arabic domination, while at the same time warding off demons and pestilences in a practice reminiscent of past Greek paganism where man would praise all the saints he could. Continue reading