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The Shia Imams and Muslim Unity Part 2

This is the second part to a series of articles that will outline the stance of the Shia Imams with respect to Muslim unity. This present part continues by touching on the advent of exaggeration (ghuluw) and the forging, infiltration, and distortion of traditions. The section concludes by referencing the main topic of the series by noting that the Ahl al-Bayt stuck firm to the foundations of seeking unity.

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The Voice of Unity Part 3: Roots of Division

This is the third of a series of talks delivered in 1991 by Muhammad Wa’iz-Zadeh Khurasani. The first two were printed in previous issues of the English Taqrib journal. The present article focuses on the issue of the division and its roots.

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In Memoriam: Ayatullah Sayyid Muhammad Husayn Fadhlallah

This text is about Ayatullah Sayyid Muhammad Husayn Fadhlallah (1935-2010) and carries some excerpts to show his viewpoint on several political and religious issues.

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A Brief Survey of Islam in Britain

This article offers a chronological survey of how Islam influenced various aspects of British history.

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Editorial, Number 7, November 2010

Editorial about the Unicity of God. Dhu al-Hijjah 1431/ November 2010

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Tolerance in the Teachings of the Great Prophet and in Liberalism: A Contrastive Analysis

This paper addresses the issue of tolerance in Islam and the teachings of the holy Prophet (S) in this regard and the fundamental differences between the views of Islam and liberalism regarding tolerance will be contrastively analyzed.

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The Phenomenon of Emotion in the Normative Conduct and Precedents of the Noble Prophet

In this text the author examines the way the Noble Prophet used his emotions and feelings to perfect and strengthen his belief in God and acting all the time upon these beliefs.

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Imam ‘Ali’s Transactions with the Caliphs for Islamic Unity

This article focuses on the way in which Imam ‘Ali (‘a) interacted with the Caliphs after the death of the Prophet (s). Despite having his right usurped, Imam ‘Ali (‘a) willingly offered his assistance and support to the Caliphs in political, economic, military, judicial, and religious matters. His intention was the preservation of the unity and stability of the Islamic Ummah from the dangers of division, disintegration, and destruction.

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