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March, 2018

  • 15 March

    Wahhabism-A Critical Essay by Hamid Algar

    In this Critical essay, Hamid Algar, Professor of Islamic Studies at the University of California, Berkeley, writes about the rise of Wahhabism in Saudi Arabia, arguing throughout that it has seriously distorted the fundamental teaching of Islam and functioned for decades as the ideological mainstay of the...

  • 14 March

    Allamah Muhammad Husayn Tabataba’i, Philosopher, Exegete and Gnostic

    Allamah Sayyed Muhammad Hussain Tabatabaee

    The transmission of scholarly eminence within a given family has been a frequent occurrence in the history of Islamic Iran, particularly after the adoption of Shi’ism during the tenth/sixteenth century. Few, however, are the lineages that could compete for continuity of erudition with the ancestry of ‘Allama Tabataba’i, the...

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