In this book, the writer hopes to shed light on the some of the questions that likely motivated a reader to pick it up in the first place: What are the differences between a Shiʻi and a Sunni Muslim? How did these differences develop over time in...
Despite the fact that there is a tradition in which the Holy Prophet Mohammad (peace be upon him) said, "My companions are like the stars of heaven, if you follow each one, you will be guided," why do you Curse some of...
One of the issues which is very important in hajj is the issue of amiability and fraternity. In various narrations issued by the Imams (greetings be upon them), it has been stressed that you should perform daily prayers in...
Among the differences between the Shia and the Sunni are the time and the date of the Night of Qadr. They also differ about this fact that which night of the year it is...
The relationship between taqlīd and ijtihād is complex. The purpose of this issue of Dominican Institute for Oriental Studies is to study the two approaches in greater depth, in the light of the Islamic heritage....
The former leader of the congregational prayer of the Great Mosque of Mecca who is one of the famous Wahhābī muftis declared explicitly that he had changed his view in...
According to Islam, marriage is the basic institution which aims at establishing the family, the primary unit of society. It is desirable and recommended by itself but if a person is in need of marriage and is...
After the holy Prophet passed away the Muslims faced a dilemma, what do we do now? One group said after the Prophet we have to follow his successor –Imam Ali (P.B.U.H)- this is the principle of Shia school of thought. Another group claimed that...
Today, while Muslims worldwide are making sincere efforts to foster unity, the enemies of the Ummah, such as the US and the Zionist entity, have not stayed silent and are busy trying to sow seeds of...
Today -both among Sunnis and among Shias- there are some elements/hands that are working at separating Muslims from one another, if you trace these elements/hands, you will see that all of them are connected to espionage and intelligence services of the...