caliphate of ali bin abi talib
Knowledge and Infallibility of Imams

The Betrayals of Ali’s Representatives

August 1, 2017 admin 0

Background In a previous article about Al-Ash’ath bin Qais and his relationship with Ali bin Abi Talib we came to the conclusion that Ali a made mistakes in judgment in choosing a representative, thus, nullifying […]

Knowledge and Infallibility of Imams

Fallibility of Ali

July 22, 2017 admin 0

Introduction In this article, we shall take a look at the status of Ali through his own comments about himself. It is well established that his infallibility was not accepted by the people of his […]

Knowledge and Infallibility of Imams

Knowledge of Ghayb

July 19, 2017 admin 0

One of the biggest issues that Sunnis have with Shias is their belief regarding their Imams concerning hidden knowledge. By simply going through Al-Kafi we find chapters that suggest that the Imams had knowledge of […]

Knowledge and Infallibility of Imams

Ali has No Access to Angels

June 13, 2017 admin 0

It is a common Shia belief that Ali bin Abi Talib and the other eleven Imams have access to angels. Shia narrations from their books of fiqh are filled with such examples. One of the […]

Knowledge and Infallibility of Imams

Fallibility of Al-Hasan

June 10, 2017 admin 0

In one of the more heartwarming letters in Nahjul Balagha, we find a caring father Ali bin Abi Talib advising his son Al-Hasan after a life full of experiences and hardship. The letter to Al-Hasan […]