The seminary of Najaf is by far one of the most important institutions of academics and ijtihad in the history of academia and Shi‘a culture.
An international conference on extremism and Takfiri ideology opens in Amman on Tuesday
This book, which is edited by Gudrun Krämer and Sabine Schmidtke, is concerned with religious authorities, men and women claiming, projecting and exerting religious authority within a given context. Who speaks for Islam? To whom do Muslims turn when they look for guidance? To what extent do individual scholars and ...
Ayatollah Muhammad-Taqī Bāfqī, a religious scholar known for his forthright opposition to Reżā Shah Pahlavī.