In this part we see more contradicting Shia narrations on Imamah, `Ali asking for martyrdom in battle while knowing that he is supposed to succeed the Prophet (saw), Also a lot of narrations on the Prophet (saw) waiting to receive revelation to know who his successor is although he should have known it already.
In this part, we see how Ahlul-Bayt disputed against one another using the age factor to establish the identity of the Imam, we also begin discussing the ignorance of al-Baqir’s followers regarding the names and numbers of Imams.
Discussing Baqir’s household and how they dealt with Imamah, also the split of the Shia after al-Baqir’s death.
Imami Shia claim and base their entire religion on the appointment of `Ali bin abi Talib through a divine text as leader of mankind after Rasul-Allah (saw). When asked for evidence they will throw any virtue they find for `Ali [read more]