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MA Thesis: “The 12 Shiah Imams: Infallible or Imaginary?”

MA Thesis: “The 12 Shiah Imams: Infallible or Imaginary?”

2023-01-26
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Author: Mohsen Melanie Ghassan University: George Washington University Date of Award: May 15, 2022 Supervisor: Mohammad H. Faghfoory (Professor of Islamic Studies) Abstract: In Twelver Shia Islam, the line of 12 Imams occupies the highest relig...
Joseph Campbell, Shiʿism, and the Karbala Narrative

Joseph Campbell, Shiʿism, and the Karbala Narrative

2023-01-25
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Author: Amina Inloes Published in: British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies Publisher: Routledge Abstract: While Islam, like any major religion, should have its own mythos, the idea that Islam has myth has met with resistance. This paper utilize...
Digital Technology and Pilgrimage: Shiʿi Rituals of Arbaʿin in Iraq

Digital Technology and Pilgrimage: Shiʿi Rituals of Arbaʿin in Iraq

2020-06-09
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Authors: Babak Rahimi (University of California San Diego) and Mohsen Amin (Allameh Tabatabaʿi University) Published in: Journal of Religion, Media and Digital Culture, Vol 9, Issue 1 (2020) Publisher: Brill Online Publication Date: May 1, 2020 S...
A Critique of ISIS's Brutal Thought

A Critique of ISIS's Brutal Thought

2017-11-06
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The rampage caused by radicalized groups in Southwest Asia and their atrocities have affected millions of people, most of the victims being Muslims. Therefore a pamphlet concerning their brutal mayhems' origins and its flawed notional framework has been penned by IRIC. Hope you find it helpful in addressing misperceptions and clarifying some facts.
The Life and Reputation of Imam Ridza

The Life and Reputation of Imam Ridza

2016-08-12
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In The Name of God The Most Compassionate, The merciful “Anyone pursuing his goals honestly does not slip up and if he does, he can seek a way out.” Imam Reza (A.S.) (Behaar ul-Anwaar, vol.78, p.356) Introduction Born in Ma...
The Last Era for the Pious Men

The Last Era for the Pious Men

2014-06-12
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"The Last Era for the Pious Men" Holy Qoran:Araf:128 "We are not negligent of your affairs and are not forgetful of your remembrance. Had it been so, then terrible calamities would have struck you and your enemies would have destroyed you. Fe...
Ahlul-bayt in the glorious Qur'an

Ahlul-bayt in the glorious Qur'an

2014-05-21
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the Shia believe on Ahlul-Bayt and its evidences in Qur'an.
Special specifications of Imam al-Mahdi (as)

Special specifications of Imam al-Mahdi (as)

2014-05-21
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Imam Al-Mahdi’s Identifications and questions about his Imamat, presence, life, etc.

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Establishment of “Al-Mahdi” Shia Association at Arizona State University Establishment of “Al-Mahdi” Shia Association at Ar...

The Shia Student Association at Arizona State University was founded with the intention of teaching Islamic values to students and creating a safe space and educating the University community. T...

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Hundreds visit Halifax mosque (Canada) to build bridges between communities Hundreds visit Halifax mosque (Canada) to build br...

A local mosque in Halifax has welcomed hundreds of visitors to mark interfaith harmony week after three-year hiatus due to COVID-19. About 1,000 people attended the Interfaith and Multicultural ...

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The American famous Metropolitan Museum of Art has published on its official website, an art painting, dating back to the Ottoman era, which lists what it described the first historical stages le...

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