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It was thi s similarity and also the fact that they were almost contem- porary that has led many to confuse one for the other. As for declaring it openly and publicizing it, that neither was impossible at that time nor was there any opportunity for him to do so during his era because of fear of the enemies.

This secrecy even includes their literature and intellectual legacy. May Allah reward the writer on our behalf - the community of Imamiyyah - with the best of His rewards! It started as a religious group, then turned into a political revolt during the last days of the Umayyad reign, but it was crushed together with its leader.

IsmaTl, who ultimately became a usurper. They also believed in transmigration of souls and incarnation.

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IsmaTl lived for many years. Jahan-gushaye JuwaynT, vol. Then ascended in his exalted position, Muhammad the Seventh, holder of fortune.

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This is known by the correct reports narrated from his students. They also believe that he appointed Muhammad ibn Bishr, a client of Banu Asad, as incharge of his affairs. The same title also appears in the ijazah permission for narrat- ing the book issued by the famous Ima m! Interestingly, I was unable to find such a quotation in that book!

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Hanafi Hanbali Maliki Shafi'i Zahiri. But Allah took him under His protection, then He guarded him in His station. So I prayed to Him for him, and He prevented it from him. For details, see al-Bihar, how to edit pdf files in adobe vol.

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The stance of al-Mansur towards the al-Imam as-Sadiq is a sufficient evidence to prove what we have said. The mind of this poor writer is, indeed, confused on this issue!

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This is how al-Irshad became the famous title for the book. The last two references have mentioned numerous manuscripts of al-Irshad. All these are beyond the scope of our present discussion.

Who has narrated this claim? And he, not the brothers, is the inheritor of the status of as-Sadiq as his successor. Where has it been recorded? We shall elaborate later on the portrayal of the last group of the event, and their concept of the occultation. Upon his death, they were divided into groups.

Examples of conditions which are not considered essential - i. Is this logically possible?

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See Jahan-gushaye Juwaym, vol. The Imamiyyah mentions these terminologies only because they have a positive meaning in the view of the non-Imamiyyah.

Neither can two persons, in view of those who see imamate as a divine position, claim to hold actual imamate at the same time. But then he felt repelled by him. Refer- ring to the traditions narrated by the Imamiyyah and others on the event of Ghadlr will suffice to prove this point.

The genealogists support the second view. Is imamate a divinely invested position in which the imam and his essential conditions ca nn ot be defined except by Allah?

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However, the first name is the most correct. All this ambiguity about IsmaTl's year of death brings us to a problem for which I have yet to see a proper explanation covering all its angles.