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July, 2018

May, 2018

  • 20 May

    Why Do the Shi’a Avoid Tarawih Congregations

    The Ahl al-Sunnah generally consider it a sunnah to offer specific evening prayers – the Tarawih – in congregation during the holy month of Ramadan. The Shi’ah, while being commended to offer similar nawafil (recommended prayers), are not allowed to offer them in...

  • 12 May

    Shia Ruling on Congregational Prayer Behind a Sunni Imam

    The verdict regarding congregational prayers behind an Ahl al-Sunnah Imām was consistently discussed by Shī’a jurists. While it was for many centuries a discussion that would take place within the context of practicing dissimulation due to fear, after the 20th century most jurists began discussing it through the...

July, 2016

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