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August, 2019

July, 2019

  • 7 July

    Shia as Internal Others: A Salafi Rejection of the ‘Rejecters’ +PDF

    Conflict and polemic between Sunni Muslims and Shiites have a long history. In the contemporary era, this polemic has been accentuated by the conflictual situation in the Middle East, and it is also colouring the minority Muslim...

  • 2 July

    Book: Wahhabis Fitna Exposed +PDF

    This text is a detailed and well-referenced reply to the booklet “What is Shi’aism?” which has been printed in Nairobi and distributed throughout East Africa by the Wahhabis, in order to...

June, 2019

  • 23 June

    What Do Shias Misunderstand about Sunnis?

    What is even more regrettable is that most of “differences” which perpetuate the sectarianism are based on misconceptions, false assumptions, and sometimes even lies. From politicians with special interests to pseudo-scholars who enjoy support based on hatred of...

May, 2019

  • 20 May

    Why Do the Shi’a Avoid Tarawih Congregations

    The Ahl al-Sunnah generally consider it a sunnah to offer specific evening prayers – the Tarawih – in congregation during the holy month of Ramadan. The Shi’ah, while being commended to offer similar nawafil (recommended prayers), are not allowed to offer them in...

April, 2019

  • 28 April

    Call for Papers: Ijtihad and Taqlid in Sunni and Shia Islam

    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....

  • 1 April

    Martyrdom anniversary of the 7th Imam Musa son of Jafar (A.S.)

    Imam Musa Kazim PBUH

    Born in Madina on 7th Safar 128 Hijri (10.11.745AD). Martyrdom in Baghdad Iraq 25th Rajab 183 Hijri (4.9.799 AD) Period of Imamate was 35 years. Imam Musa Ibn Ja’far (745-799) was born during the struggle between the Ummayads and the Abbasids. He was only four years old when Abul Abbas ...

March, 2019

November, 2018

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