A Cry from Qatif

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The Beginning
April 15, 2021

Sunni-Shia polemics have often centred on one group attempting to prove its own position from a host of sources. A Cry from Qatif happens to be a Shia Revisionist perspective on the dominant ideas within contemporary Twelver Shi’ism. The author does not represent the Sunni’s nor does he present Sunni arguments. He appeals to the average Shia to think critically about the teachings of the Imams themselves against the dogma, creed, and inherited practice that was formulated and promoted by Shia scholars over the centuries. The author attempts to bring moderation into Shia discourse, and relies exclusively on Shia sources.


A Cry from Qatif

By:Ṣādiq al-Sayhātī


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The Beginning


A Cry before the Storm


Destroying the Fable


Between Us and Greek Mythology


The Imams are Humans


Exaggerations beyond the Imams!


The Names Game


The Imams as Intermediaries


Devilish Tricks


The Respected Sheikh ‘Abbas al Musa, and invoking others besides Allah


The Degradation of Women


A Bitter Reality


Burn him, and help your gods


Whom do we Follow?


Why do these People Lie?


The Glaring Difference between one narrative and another


Devotional Acts of Worship “Like this and Like That”


Exorcism Ceremonies


The link Between the Mourning Processions and the Parasites


The Phobia of the Community


Between Imam ‘Ali ‘alayh al Salam and ‘Amr ibn Hind


Battalions in Defence of the Takfiris


Mayhem of the Enlightened or Mayhem of the Extremists and Scholars?


The Best Nation that Never Believed


Why Did Allah send the Most Honourable Prophet salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam?


A Reflection on Imamah


They Embraced Islam when it was Weak, and Abandoned it when it was Strong


Imam ‘Ali ‘alayh al Salam withholds the Inheritance of Fadak


The Children of the Imams in the Darknesses of Oblivion


The End of the Debate