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Monday, June 12, 2023
al-Ḥillī's The Way of Nobility and Polemics in Islamic Theologies
The second volume in the series The Collected Writings of al-ʿAllāma al-Ḥillī published by al-Mahdī Institute Press has just been release...
Sunday, October 3, 2021
Maximalist Imamology - a new term for an older phenomenon
Much ink has been spilled in the modern period in Shiʿi circles and beyond about the true nature of the Imām and his cosmic role - this de...
Tuesday, July 27, 2021
Imāmī Theology: The Contribution of Ibn Muṭahhar al-Ḥillī (d. 726/1325) and a New Series of Publications
The main intention of this blogpost is to say something about the Al-Mahdi Institute Press ' new series of editions and translations o...
Saturday, March 20, 2021
Shiʿi Exegesis in South Asia: Some Further Notes on Lavāmiʿ al-tanzīl va-savāṭiʿ al-taʾvīl
Some years ago, I wrote a blogpost on Sayyid Abūʾl-Qāsim Riżavī Qummī Lāhorī (1833–1906) and on his extensive Persian exegesis Lavāmiʿ al-ta...
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