Muraja’at

July 17, 2018

Shattering the Mirage: A Response to ‘Abdul Hussain Sharaf al Din’s al Muraja’at: Letter 61 and 62

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   Letter 61   Safar 1, 1330   Requesting Texts Narrated by Shi’a Sources   As long as the honour and dignity of the good ancestors are protected, then there is nothing wrong with considering all the ahadith regarding the Imam ‘alayh al Salam, the ones to which you have referred, including hadith al­Ghadir or any other one, without the need for an interpretation. […]
July 17, 2018

Shattering the Mirage: A Response to ‘Abdul Hussain Sharaf al Din’s al Muraja’at: Letter 59 and 60

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   Letter 59   Muharram 28, 1330   I. Truth Manifests II. Evasion   1) I have never seen, in the past or in the present, anyone more gentle in his tone, more strong in his argument, than your own self. Now truth has manifested itself due to the proofs which you have brought forth, thus uncovering the mask of doubt, revealing the pleasant […]
July 11, 2018

Shattering the Mirage: A Response to ‘Abdul Hussain Sharaf al Din’s al Muraja’at: Letter 57 and 58

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   Letter 57   Muharram 25, 1330 I. Interpreting Hadith al ­Ghadir II. The Link   1) Believing in the truthfulness of the Sahabah requires interpreting hadith al­ Ghadir, whether it is consecutively reported or not. For this reason, Sunnis have claimed that “mawla” bears various meanings all of which have been applied in the Holy Qur’an. It may mean “the deserving,” as the […]
July 11, 2018

Shattering the Mirage: A Response to ‘Abdul Hussain Sharaf al Din’s al Muraja’at: Letter 55 and 56

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   Letter 55   Muharram 19, 1330 I. Why use it as a testimonial if not Transmitted Consecutively?   Shi’as apply the principle of consecutive reporting when discussing imamate, due to the fact that they consider consecutive reporting as one of the principles of faith; so why do you quote the Ghadir hadith in support of your argument although such hadith is not consecutively […]
July 11, 2018

Shattering the Mirage: A Response to ‘Abdul Hussain Sharaf al Din’s al Muraja’at: Letter 53 and 54

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   Letter 53   Muharram 16, 1330 I. Requesting the Hadith Pertaining to the Ghadir Incident   You have repeatedly referred to the Ghadir incident. Please narrate its story from Sunni sources so that we may look into it, Wassalam.   Sincerely, S Letter 54   Muharram 18, 1330 I. Glitters of Ahadith Relevant to the Ghadir Incident   Relying on the consensus of […]