al-Jarh wa al-Ta’dil

April 6, 2022

5.7 Miscellaneous beneficial points related to al jarh wa al ta’dil touched on by al Khu’i

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   5.7 Miscellaneous beneficial points related to al jarh wa al ta’dil touched on by al Khu’i   1. Does the narration used in the pronouncement of a legal ruling imply the tawthiq of its narrators? Al Khu’i states:   أما كون روايته يفتي بها فهو على تقدير تسليمه لا يدل على وثاقة الراوي كما هو ظاهر As for his narration being used to […]
April 6, 2022

5.6 Principles of al jarh wa al ta’dil established by al Khu’i

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   5.6 Principles of al jarh wa al ta’dil established by al Khu’i Throughout this research, I came across several principles relied upon by al Khu’i in his rulings on narrators. These principles represent various points of benefit related to al jarh wa al ta’dil. I have not found any explicit text of al Hilli on them. I have agreed for the most part […]
April 6, 2022

5.5 Miscellaneous principles in al jarh wa al ta’dil between al Hilli and al Khu’i

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   5.5 Miscellaneous principles in al jarh wa al ta’dil between al Hilli and al Khu’i On the whole, these are the principles related to al jarh wa al ta’dil. They do not fall under one particular topic. I am bringing them together here in one place so as to complete the discussion.   5.5.1 Describing the narrator as a “wajh (prominent),” or “from […]
April 6, 2022

5.4. The positions of al Hilli and al Khu’i concerning riwayah and its sciences

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   5.4. The positions of al Hilli and al Khu’i concerning riwayah and its sciences   5.4.1 The position of al Hilli and al Khu’i regarding the narrator who has an asl or a kitab As will be mentioned, Imami scholars differ regarding the tawthiq of a narrator who has been described as having possession of an “asl”, or primary source. However, it is […]
April 5, 2022

5.3 The relationship that connects the Imam with the narrator

BACK⇒ Return to Table of contents   5.3 The relationship that connects the Imam with the narrator   5.3.1 The meaning of “khasi” and its implications In al Rijal, al Tusi mentions the word “khasi” when discussing several narrators under the chapter, “Those who did not narrate from the Imams.”[1] So, what does this word signify? Al Mamaqani states:   خاصي وفيه احتمالان أحدهما كون المراد به الشيعي مقابل العامي والثاني […]