Doctrines of shi’i Islam

Translator's Foreword

Author's Preface

ONE The Worldview of Islam

I. WAYS OF ACQUIRING KNOWLEDGE IN ISLAM

II. EXISTENCE FROM THE ISLAMIC VIEWPOINT

III. MAN FROM THE PERSPLCTIVE OF ISLAM

TWO General Beliefs

I. THE: ONE NESS OF GOD (TAWHID)

ll. DI VINE JUSTICE (ADL)

III. PROPHECY (NUBUW'WA)

lv. Imamat (IMAMA)

V. THE: HEREAFAFTER (MA'AD)

THREE Faith, Disbelief and Other Issues

1. FAITH AND DISBELIEF (IMAN WA KUR)

II. INNOVATION (BID'A)

III. DISSIMULATION (TAQ1YYA)

Iv. RESORTING TO INTERMEDIARIES (TAWASSUL)

V. CHANGE OF DESTINY(BADA')

VI. TRADITIONS (HADITH)

VII.JURISPRUDENTIAL REASONING (IJTIAD)

VII. SOME CONTESTED LEGAL RULINGS

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