General - History & Politics

Islamic Stories

Stories from the lives of the Prophets, Imams, and Companions.

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A New Analysis of Wahhabi Doctrines

A text that examines fundamental Wahhabi beliefs in comparison to those of the Ahlus Sunnah and the Shi`ah.

Shia Political Thought

A comprehensive outline of Shi’a political thought in general, and the modern incarnation of this political thought, which is embodied in the constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran.

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History of Shi'ism: From the Advent of Islam up to the End of Minor Occultation

This text discusses how Shi'ism has been an integral and inseparable part of Islam from the time of the Holy Prophet (sa).

The Hidden Truth about Karbala

The battle at Karbala is a well-known tragedy in human history. It is not fiction or legend but a historical fact.

Society and History

This text authored by Martyr Ayatullah Murtadha Mutahhari serves to present the Islamic approach to society and history.

A History of Muslim Philosophy Volume 1, Book 2

A Compendium of articles on the History of Muslim Philosophy. In this book: Advent Of Islam, Fundamental Teachings Of The Qur'an

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I Was Saddams Prisoner

Brother Abu Jameel's account of being detained in the prisons of Saddam's Ba'thist Regme.

Abu Jameel 3,455 0

What A Muslim Should Know and Believe

This text, although brief and simple, is a comprehensive and detailed exposition of the main articles of Faith and all the dos and don’ts of Islam.

The Ideal Islamic Government

This text presents the ideal Islamic government in the eyes of Imam 'Ali ibn Abi Talib (a.s.) through his letter to Malik Al Ashtar.

Examining the Ismaili Imams & the Bohras

This book is about the beliefs of Ismailis. Two major sects within the Ismailis are the Agha Khanis who believe in 49 Imams and the Bohras who believe in 21 Imams.

The Role of Holy Imams (a.s.) in the Revival of Religion Vol. 2

The series of lectures delivered by Allamah Sayyid Murtadha al-Askari on discussion of the principle matters concerning veracious Islam.

The Role of Holy Imams (a.s.) in the Revival of Religion Vol. 1

The series of lectures delivered by Allamah Sayyid Murtadha al-Askari on discussion of the principle matters concerning veracious Islam.

The Role of Holy Imams (a.s.) in the Revival of Religion Vol. 3

The series of lectures delivered by Allamah Sayyid Murtadha al-Askari on discussion of the principle matters concerning veracious Islam.

A History of Muslim Philosophy Volume 1, Book 3

A Compendium of articles on the History of Muslim Philosophy. In this book: Early Centuries (From The First/Seventh Century To The Fall Of Baghdad)

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Alleged Book Burnings in Iran and Egypt: A Study of Related Facts and Fiction

Refutations of accusations against Muslim armies that entered Iran and Egypt in early Islamic history.

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Shiism and Its Types during the Early Centuries Part 1

Development of the term 'Shi'a'. Iraqi Shi'ism. Shi'ism as the love of the Ahlul Bayt. Creedal Shi'ism.

The Holy City of Samarra

A short text describing the historical significance of the Holy City of Samarrah, including photographs of the Holy Shrines of Imams al-Hadi (A) and al-Askari (before and after it's destruction in

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Meaning And Origins Of Shi'ism

Meaning and Origins of Shiism
Sayyid Sa’eed Akhtar Rizvi
Published by Islamic Education and Information Centre
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The Role of The Ahl Al-Bayt in Building The Virtuous Community Book One: Goals And Characteristics

An elaborate thesis on how the purified Ahlul Bayt played their role in the post Prophetic era in building a virtuous Community. The series is comprised of 8 volume set. vol.

The Shi'ah and Islamic Disciplines

The writer is an erudite scholar who, with authority discusses the Islamic and Arabic sciences, the factors responsible for their emergence and the various stages of their development throughout Sh

Evolution of Man

In this book, Ayatullah Mutahhari discusses the social, historical and technical evolution of man, also discussing the interesting aspect of man's future evolution.

A History of Muslim Philosophy Volume 2, Book 8

A Compendium of articles on the History of Muslim Philosophy. In this book: Modern Renaissance (Covering both the Early and the Later Centuries).

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The Role of the Ahl al-Bayt in Building the Virtuous Community Book Eight: The System of Devotional Acts of the Virtuous Community

An elaborate thesis on how the purified Ahlul Bayt played their role in the post Prophetic era in building a virtuous Community. The series is comprised of 8 volume set. vol.

The Role of the Ahl al-Bayt in Building the Virtuous Community Book Seven: The Ritual System of the Virtuous Community

An elaborate thesis on how the purified Ahlul Bayt played their role in the post Prophetic era in building a virtuous Community. The series is comprised of 8 volume set. vol.

The Role of the Ahl al-Bayt in Building the Virtuous Community, Book Five: The Economic System of the Virtuous Community

An elaborate thesis on how the purified Ahlul Bayt played their role in the post Prophetic era in building a virtuous Community. The series is comprised of 8 volume set. vol.

The Role of the Ahl al-Bayt in Building the Virtuous Community Book Six: The System of Social Relations of the Virtuous Community

An elaborate thesis on how the purified Ahlul Bayt played their role in the post Prophetic era in building a virtuous Community. The series is comprised of 8 volume set. vol.

A History of Muslim Philosophy Volume 2, Book 5

A Compendium of articles on the History of Muslim Philosophy. In this book:Other Disciplines (Covering Both The Early And The Later Centuries).

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The Role of the Ahl al-Bayt in Building the Virtuous Community Book Two: General Rules and Fundamentals

An elaborate thesis on how the purified Ahlul Bayt played their role in the post Prophetic era in building a virtuous Community. The series is comprised of 8 volume set. vol.

A History of Muslim Philosophy Volume 2, Book 4

A Compendium of articles on the History of Muslim Philosophy. In this book: Later Centuries (From the Fall of Baghdad [656/1258] TO 1111/1700).

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The Role of the Ahl al-Bayt in Building the Virtuous Community, Book Four: The Security System of the Virtuous Community

An elaborate thesis on how the purified Ahlul Bayt played their role in the post Prophetic era in building a virtuous Community. The series is comprised of 8 volume set. vol.

The Role of the Ahl al-Bayt in Building the Virtuous Community Book Three: The General System of the Virtuous Community

An elaborate thesis on how the purified Ahlul Bayt played their role in the post Prophetic era in building a virtuous Community. The series is comprised of 8 volume set. vol.

Is Ibn Qutaybah The Author of Al-Imamah Wa Al-Siyasah?

Is Ibn Qutaybah The Author of Al-Imamah Wa Al-Siyasah?

A History of Muslim Philosophy Volume 2, Book 6

A Compendium of articles on the History of Muslim Philosophy. In this book: Influence of Muslim Thought on the West and East.

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A History of Muslim Philosophy Volume 2, Book 7

A Compendium of articles on the History of Muslim Philosophy. In this book: The Dark Age  (1111/1700-1266/1850).

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The Role Of Islamic Scientists In The Advancement Of Science

This text offers us a short and comprehensive history of how Muslims Scientists have made a contribution to the advancement of science.

The Islamic Revolution of Iran - A Predicted Event

This presentation discusses the prediction of the Islamic Revolution of Iran in Ahadith of Masumeen (a).

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Building of Tombs In the Light of Qur’an & Hadith

There are many issues that have divided the Muslim ummah.

Editorial Autumn 2009, Vol. 10, No. 3

This article is the editorial of the Message of Thaqalayn journal, Volume 10, Issue number 3, released in Autumn of 2009. It discusses the contents of the proceeding articles in this journal.

The Forgotten Event - A Scientific Study

This presentation talks about the details of the event of Ghadir and available historic evidence for various aspects of this event.

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Ownership in Islam

The concept of ownership prevails under various cultural, socio economic set-ups, be it feudalism, capitalism, socialism and non-secularism (religious), the issue of ownership and its connotation c

O Malik

This presentation is adapted from Letter #53 of Nahjul Balaghah.

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Islamic History in Iranian Stamps

This presentation contains stamps issued by Iran on various Islamic occasions including birth of Prophet Muhammad, his migration from Mecca to Medina, Conquest of Makkah, birth of other members of

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Moral Governance of the Prophet Muhammad (s) Part 1

The prophets’ aims in spreading the message were to teach monotheism, ethics, and religious law.

The History of the Islamic Seminaries of Qum, Part 1

This article delves into the history of the Islamic seminaries of Qum.

Imam Sadiq: Role Model for Humanity, Part 1

This article includes a brief biography of the life of Imam Sadiq, his revered conduct, and his deep knowledge in jurisprudence; it also delves into the state of the Shi'as during his time as well

Foundations of Human Rights in Islam

The issue of human rights has been a permanent feature in the life of man since his beginning. There have been proofs found regarding human right issues dating 2000 years BC.

Moral Governance of the Prophet Muhammad (s) Part 2

In this part, Prophet Muhammad’s ethical management of the economy in the Islamic state will be studied.

The Stages of Development of Shi'a Jurisprudence

In this article, the stages of the development of jurisprudence will be clarified, along with revealing its prominent authors, major collections of narrations, and the notions that drove scholars t

Imam Sadiq: Role Model for Humanity, Part 2

This part of the series continues with material on Shi'a jurisprudence according to Sunni narrations, the Imam's hadith collections, his debates, and his political confrontations given the pressure

A Glimpse at the Major Shi'a Seminaries, Part 3

This article largely focuses on the Islamic Seminaries of Jabal Aamel, Isfahan, and Mashhad.

Moral Governance of Prophet Muhammad Part 3: Peace & War, Judiciary & Politics

This part of the series of articles studies his peace- making strategies as well as managing war and dealing with opposition within and outside Medina, such as the Prophet's emphasis on use of cons

Moral Governance Part 4: Culture & Education

This text focuses on the Prophet's own ethical conduct as the perfect exemplar, and his efforts to eradicate differences based on tribe, gender, race, and social class to create a system grounded o

A Glimpse at the Major Shi‘a Seminaries part 1

This article focuses primarily on the Islamic seminaries of Basra, Baghdad, and Najaf.

A Glimpse at the Major Shi'a Seminaries, Part 2

This part presents information on the revival of ijtihad in the Seminary of Hillah and introduces its prominent scholars, such as Najib al-Din Muhammad Ja’far, Muhaqqiq al-Hilli, Sayyid bin Tawus,

The History of the Islamic Seminaries of Qum, Part 2

This article delves into the history of the Islamic seminaries of Qum.