Historical Development of Imamah

December 2, 2017 0

Examining Shiite theology seems complex at face value, yet when we dive further into the historical development of the Twelver Shiite tradition we begin to face a multitude of historical and theological issues primarily inconsistencies, reinterpretations, polemics, and numerous hadith [read more]


Al-Kulayni Tampers with a Narration

November 29, 2017 2

Bismillah Al-Rahman Al-Raheem, During out readings, it is through the grace of Allah that we have stumbled upon a narration that implicates Al-Kulayni of altering a narration. The narration in Al-Kafi states that Tahir said: Abu Abdullah (as) (Ja’afar Al-Sadiq) [read more]



September 15, 2017 0

What is Lanat? The linguistic meaning of lanat is to cuss out, however, in Islamic terminology; lanat is mainly used to describe an invocation that Allah banishes one from His mercy. The Ethics of the Prophet – peace be upon [read more]


Inconsistency in Number of Imams

September 5, 2017 5

When studying Shia narrations, one sometimes comes across strange inconsistencies. In this short article, we examine one of these inconsistencies. We take a look at the most prominent Shia book of hadith, Al-Kafi by Al-Kulayni, and at the most significant [read more]