“O Ja’far! The twelver ulama have put a lot of effort into collecting Imams’ statements from around cities. They have also mentioned whether they are true, reliable or weak so that people of your kind can see the documentation of the religious law without effort and pronounce a decree,” Muhaqqiq ...
Al-Sayyid Muḥammad Kāẓim al-Ṭabāṭabāʾī al-Yazdī (b. 1247/1831 – d.1337/1919) was a well-known Shiite Scholar of fiqh and the author of the book, al-‘Urwat al-wuthqa. He undertook Shiite authority (marja’iyya) after Mirza Muhammad Hasan al-Shirazi. He was an opponent of the Iranian Constitutional Movement, and this led to disputes and contentions ...
In Shahīd Thānī's point of view, ijtihad is contingent upon the knowledge of some studies including: morphology and syntax, terminology, etymology, rhetoric, uṣūl al-fiqh (principles of Islamic jurisprudence), logic, rijāl (scrutiny of...