Random thoughts and Notes: Days 26-29

o    The Twelver Shia talks about the possibility of Taqeeya (dissimulation) being used by the Muslims in the situations where their life is in danger. But there is one important point to be considered, which is that the Taqeeya is supposedly applied in their ideology even by the absolute religious leader (the ‘Imaam’) of all humanity in the situations where he feels in danger. Continue reading

Random thoughts and notes: Days 2 – 7

Salam Alaykum,

o    (Again, my thoughts are random and they really on many tangents, but at the present, I feel somewhat unable to collect my thoughts in such a way so as to write long passages about one topic; I might even repeat a number of my thoughts from time to time, and this is simply a natural reflection of how my thoughts are moving right now. Continue reading

Clarification: Are we presenting extreme Shia positions as mainstream ones?

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by the MuslimAnswers.net Team

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Due to some recent discussions we engaged in regarding the excerpts we include in our works, it is appropriate to write the following brief clarification regarding our articles and works: We know that there is a potential for certain readers to say that perhaps the views we are presenting here do not 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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By MuslimAnswers.net Team

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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

(Draft Article) Twelver Shiaism and the Origin of Actions

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By MuslimAnswers.net Team

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When it comes to debating the Twelver Shia faith, most of the People of the Truth and Approved Way (Ahl us Sunnah wal Jamaah) concentrate on the matters related to Ali’s (Radhia Allahu Anhu) supposed right to Khilaphah, the Shia claim to Imamah, and other related matters. These issues are of central importance and there is no doubt that these are areas of worthwhile discussion for the one who is well-grounded in this field. Continue reading

(Draft Article) Arrangement of the Qur’an and Twelver Shiaism

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In the context of the discussions the Ahl us Sunnah have with the Twelver Shias, one of the matters that receives less attention that it probably should is with respect to the internal arrangement of the Qur’anic Ayahs within the Surahs of the Qur’an, and how the Twelver Shia position Continue reading