The subject of this three-volume publication is the transition of Imāmī thought and its literary legacy from the second half of the 10th century CE up until the contemporary period, using distinct, and at the...
This article will examine the foundations and evolution of this genre of authority and will argue that there was much disputation among the Shi‘i scholars as to the nature and...
Located in Fairfax Virginia, Mufid Academic Seminary (MAS) announces the launch of its BA in Hawzah Studies program for...
This paper examines how contemporary Shiʿi scholars of rijāl deal with problematic isnāds through engaging in a thorough examination of...
Shi‘ism and the Democratisation Process in Iran by Ibrahim Moussawi analyses wilayat al-faqih, or rule of the jurisprudent, and its application in the Islamic Republic of...
“Imamate” enjoys a high and unique status in the eyes of Muslims, especially the Shi’a, and that is why, during the history, some fake claimants have tried to...
This paper will examine the historical study of Shi͑ism in Western Academia. It will argue that until the last four decades, Western scholarship studied Shi͑i Islam primarily through a...
This article evaluates the extent to which Islamic law and fatwas in Malaysia can control the practice and promulgation of...
Shi’i Clerical Networks and the Transnational Contest over Sacred Authority: Dynamics in London’s Shi’i Triangle
This article explores the transnational contest over sacred authority in contemporary Shi’i Islam as it plays out between contemporary maraji’ (sources of emulation) and the...
Sociology of Shiʿite Islam is a comprehensive study of the development of Shiʿism. Its bearers first emerged as a sectarian elite, then a...