The Concept of Takfir According to the Shia, A Reality or Myth? – (UPDATED – 08/12/22)

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The Concept of Takfir according to the Shia, a Reality or Myth?

(Al Fikr al Takfiri ‘ind al Shia Haqiqah am Iftira’)

By: ‘Abdul Malik ibn ‘Abdur Rahman al Shafi’i


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Chapter One – Establishing the concept of Takfir to be a well-grounded tenet according to the Shia determined by their narrations and emphatically stated by their scholars


Section One – The Emphatic Narrations of the Imams regarding the belief of Takfir

Section Two – Distinguished personalities of the Shia subscribing to the concept of Takfir and their distinct belief in it

Section Three – The concept of Takfir: A Definite Consequence of considering Imamah a Fundamental of Din


Chapter Two The – Influence of the Concept of Takfir on the Shia Conduct with the Rest of the Muslim World


Section One – The Influence of their Concept of Takfir in dealing with the Sahabah of Rasulullah salla Llahu ‘alayhi wa sallam, especially the Khulafa’ Rashidun

1. The Narrations which excommunicated and cursed the Khulafa’ Rashidun emphatically, with their names

2. Pronouncements of the Shia Scholars and Authorities on Cursing and Excommunicating the Righteous Khalifas


Section Two – The Influence of their Concept of Takfir on the Rest of the Muslim Sects and Schools and its Manifestation

1. Their excommunication includes all the sects and mazahib (schools of thought) of the Ahlus Sunnah

2. Explanation of Common Technical Terms used in Takfir


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