The Shia Narrator with a Double-Life

December 18, 2018 twelvershia.net 0

`Abbād bin Ya’qūb Al-Rawājinī, a third century Kufan narrator, is one of the most peculiar cases a hadithist will ever come across. Even though he does not shy away from showing his Shīa tendencies by cursing companions like Uthmān, it [read more]


Whoever Curses Ali Has Cursed Me

July 19, 2018 twelvershia.net 0

A common report many Shia polemicists cite is a hadith where the Prophet ﷺ is quoted supposedly saying: “Whoever curses Ali has cursed me.” Often, this report is cited to justify the takfīr of a few Saḥābah and other Muslims [read more]


Sunni Critics vs Shia Critics

April 22, 2018 twelvershia.net 2

When analyzing hadiths and historical reports, one cannot overlook the discipline of ‘ilmur-Rijaal. This science is a compilation of the hadith critics’ conclusions regarding the reliability of the numerous hadith transmitters that took part in the transmission of hadith. In [read more]