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December, 2021

  • 28 December

    The Wise Teachings of Jesus Christ in the Words of Prophet Muhammad and the Purified Imams

    Jesus Christ (Peace be upon Him) has an elevated station within Islam. In the Quran and Hadith (sacred narrations) quoted from the Prophet of Islam and his...

  • 24 December

    Book: Female Religious Authority in Shi’i Islam

    This collection of case studies, covering the period from classical Islam to the present, and taken from across the Shiʿi Islamic world, reflects on the roles that women have played in exercising religious authority across time and...

  • 20 December

    Bankruptcy in Ja’farī Jurisprudence

    The study examines bankruptcy in Islam from the perspective of the Ja'farī school of jurisprudence. To this end, it first describes the meaning of the term ‘iflās’ (bankruptcy). Then, considering the...

  • 14 December

    Non-Shia Practices of Muḥarram in South Asia and the Diaspora

    The book will be a key resource to scholars and students of South Asian studies, Asian religion, in particular rituals and religious practices, and Islamic studies but also engaging to non-academic readers interested in the practices of several regions. This book analyses engagements with non-Shia practices of Muḥarram celebrations in …

  • 13 December

    Article: The Origins of Twelver Shīʿism in Iran

    The issue of the entry of Imāmite/Twelver Shīʿism into Iran is one of the most controversial issues in the History of Islamic Sects. According to the established general opinion, it is...

  • 13 December

    Book: Shīʿī Spirituality for the Twenty-First Century

    Shīʿī Spirituality for the Twenty-First Century is a collection of talks and articles that reflect upon the teachings of Prophet Muhammad, his daughter Fatima, his granddaughter Zaynab and the Twelve Imams (as). It considers how our lives may be illuminated and our hearts strengthened in the...

  • 9 December

    The Victory of Truth: the Life of Zaynab bint Ali

    This is the story of the victory of truth. It is the story of a unique woman whose own fate was inextricably bound with the historical events of Karbala that have impressed upon mankind the true reality of...

  • 1 December

    Book: The Shīʻā and Islamic Disciplines

    Praise be to Allah for opening the gates of knowledge for us to establish the Islamic sciences and single us out as the Imamiyyah Shīʻā, a praise by which we precede those who take precedence in attaining His pleasure. Blessings and peace be on the most excellent and outstanding of …

November, 2021

  • 30 November

    The Islamic System of Judiciary in the Qur’an

    There are a number of noble Qur'anic verses which deal com¬prehensively with the `system of the judiciary', and which we must examine closely...

  • 29 November

    The Status of Mothers in Islam

    In glorifying the position of a mother, Islam has not confined itself to advice, injunctions and a series of verbal counsels, but as a legislator, it has also regarded the command and prohibition by a mother as...

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