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Imam Ja‘far as-Saadiq

December 26, 2016

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Q. Can you please provide a brief biography Jafar bin Mohammad bin ‘Ali bin Zain al-‘Abdeen bin Al-Hussain bin ‘Ali also known as jafar al sadiq and can you please mention some reliable biographical books in which we can read his biography. A. Praise be to Allah Firstly: His full name is Imam Abu ‘Abdullah […]

The hadeeth “There will appear among you twelve imams coming one after another, all of them from Quraysh.”

March 9, 2014

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Q. I would like an explanation of this hadeeth, because the Shi‘ah always quote it as evidence to support their arguments. In Saheeh Muslim it is narrated that Muhammad (blessings and peace of Allah be upon him) said: “Islam will continue until the beginning of the Hour, and there will appear among you twelve imams […]

The Status of the Imams of the Ithna ‘Ashari Shi’ah

November 6, 2013

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Q. What is the position on the 12 Imams of the Shia, especially the later ones? A. Praise be to Allaah. Firstly:  The Raafidis, Imamis or Ithna ‘Asharis (“Twelvers”) are one of the branches of Shi’ism.  They are called Raafidis because they rejected (rafada) most of the Sahaabah and they rejected the leadership of the two Shaykhs Abu […]