Imam Musa al-Kadhim (a)

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Shi'a Islam: Class 12
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- the science of hadith, and the unique difficulty facing Shi'i scholars, as a result of the infiltration of Ghulat tendencies among the followers of the Imam, and those hadith of the Imams narrated while in Taqiyya
- early life of Imam Musa al-Kazim
- the African heritage of the Imams
- persecution if the Imam by the Abbasid caliphs
- meeting between the nephew of the 7th Imam, and caliph Harun ar-Rashid, and its dire consequences for the Imam
- Khums, and its importance for the Shi'i community
- Iraq, Madina, Central Iran, North Africa : areas where Shi'i communities existed during the time of the Imam
- poisoning and martyrdom of Imam Musa al-Kazim
- legacy of the Imam, and the migration of his numerous offspring

Authors(s): 
Place(s): 
Univ. of California, Berkeley, USA
Date: 
18th October, 2001
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