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The Gospel of the Shi'ah of 'Ali ('a) part 2

There are also frequent references in the Shi’i narrations to the moral teachings of Jesus (‘a), among which the following is a poignant rejection of racial and national bias: 6,427 more words

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The Gospel of the Shi'ah of 'Ali ('a) part 1

Translated by Sayyid ‘Abbas Husayni and Muhammad Legenhausen and Muntazir Qa’im with Commentary by Muhammad Legenhausen

 

There is a peculiarly close relation between Prophet Jesus (‘a) and Imam ‘Ali (‘a). 6,455 more words

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The Caliphate of Imam Ali (A.S) and His Method of Rule (Part 2)

The first war in the caliphate of Ali, which is called the “Battle of the Camel,” was caused by the unfortunate class differences created during the period of rule of the second caliph as a result of the new socioeconomic forces which caused an uneven distribution of the public treasury among members of the community. 991 more words

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The Caliphate of Imam Ali (A.S) and His Method of Rule

The caliphate of Ali began toward the end of the year 35/656 and lasted about four years and nine months. During his period as caliph Ali followed the ways of the Holy Prophet [1] and brought conditions back to their original state. 823 more words

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Divine Qualities of Imam Reza (A.S.)

Like his forefather, Amir’ul-Mu’minin (a.s), Imam Reza (a.s) also used to pray a thousand rakats (units) of prayers in a day and night. He concluded his prayers before a little while before noon and till the time of sunset at the end of the day. 2,416 more words

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The Pearl of Imamate - Imam Sajjad (a.s.)

 

No Imam began his Imamate in a more tragic atmosphere. The first day of his Imamate saw him seriously ill and a captive of the army of Yazid in Karbala. 2,501 more words

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The Holy Prophet (pbuh) in the Words of Imam Ali (a.s.)

 

To identify a personality, you need to either find written material such as a book or know a person who is very close to him. The life of the Holy Prophet can be understood by the Book of Allah which was revealed to the Prophet, or through Imam Ali (a.s.) who is referred to in the Verse of Mubahila in the Quran, as the nafs (soul) of the Prophet. 2,406 more words

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