Myth of the 400 Usul in the Shi’ite Tradition

November 28, 2015 0

The 400 Usūl (foundations) have continuously been claimed to be the backbone of the Twelver Shi’ite hadith corpus. Major Shi’ite traditionists, such as Al-Kulayni and Al-Saduq, allegedly based their later hadith collections on these earlier works. Shi’ite polemicists often attempt [read more]


Arbaeen: Number of Visitors

November 27, 2015 15

Arbaeen: Number of Visitors The following article about the Arbaeen was originally written in Arabic by Ahmad Al-Hasani, but was translated for Even though our website does not often deal with such topics, however, we have made an exception [read more]


The Reliance of Shias upon Sunni Rijal

November 18, 2015 0

The Reliance of Shias upon Sunni Rijal The following is a brief article that demonstrates that reliance of Shias upon Sunni Rijal. Please refer to our earlier articles to witness the superiority of Sunni hadith science over Shia hadith sciences. [read more]


A Criticism Against: Mi’raj, the Night Ascension

November 10, 2015 0

This article, entitled: “Mi’raj, the Night Ascension”, originally a section from Al-Faidh Al-Kashani’s “Nawadir Al-Akhbar”, was translated by Saleem Bhimji, the Director at the Islamic Publishing House. The article can be found on Like everything Shiasm, all revolves around [read more]