In this article, Liyakat Takim discusses the prayer of a traveler at places designated as holy in Shi‘i hadith and juridical...
The traditionist-jurisprudents (fuqahā' ashāb al-hadīth) of the earlier ninth century C.E. proposed that Islamic law be inferred from...
In Imāmī legal theory, the akhbār of the Imams form one of the material sources of law, alongside the...
The purpose of the book “The Sunna and its Status in Islamic Law: The Search for a Sound Hadith” is to equip readers with a better understanding of the nature and scope of the concept of Sunna. In this context, the discussion often focuses on the conceptual, epistemological, and hermeneutical ...
The conference is scheduled to be organized in the holy city of Mashhad, northeast of Iran, concurrent with...
Abu Ja’far Muhammad ibn Ya’qub ibn Ishaq al-Kulayni al-Razi (871-939). Al-Kulayni was born in Kulayn, a village near Rey, in North of Iran. His father was Ya’qub al-Kulayni, who is buried at Rey. Theqat-ul Islam Kulayni received his early religious education in his native town and went to Rey for ...
At the event of Ghadir, is it sensible that "mawla" means “friend” and “helper”? Supposing it to be true, did Muslims fulfill the obligation of help and friendship after the demise of the holy Prophet?