The seminary of Najaf is by far one of the most important institutions of academics and ijtihad in the history of academia and Shi‘a culture.
One significant role of Islamic seminaries was the rise of knowledgeable and pious Shi‘a scholars.
A glimpse into the historical origins of Islamic Seminary of Baghdad and Basra
The history of the Jaʿfarī Shiʿa Islamic School of Law from its Inception to the Occultation...
The Kenyan Shiite community which basically originated from Asia is composed of two main Shiite sects
In Islamic civilization civilization, various notions have formed, which were in power in different historical moments.Two groups (Akhbari and Salafi), that are the main components of Shia and Sunni Minorities, had and have political power.