Dictionary of Shi'a Islam (Paperback or Hardcover)

Dictionary of Shi'a Islam (Paperback or Hardcover)

Publisher: Risalat Institute
$60.00

Dictionary of Shi‘a Islam is a reference work, offering an overview of the beliefs, theological notions, practices, history and influential figures within the Shi‘a community. Recent decades have witnessed a surge of interest in studying Shi‘a Islam, both in academia and among the general public. This dictionary serves as an essential resource for scholars, students and anyone seeking to learn about this branch of Islam.

Book Title Dictionary of Shi'a Islam (Paperback or Hardcover)
Publisher Risalat Institute
Type Book
Date Published Jun 25, 2024

Dictionary of Shi‘a Islam is a reference work, offering an overview of the beliefs, theological notions, practices, history and influential figures within the Shi‘a community. Recent decades have witnessed a surge of interest in studying Shi‘a Islam, both in academia and among the general public. This dictionary serves as an essential resource for scholars, students and anyone seeking to learn about this branch of Islam.


Dictionary of Shi‘a Islam contains 1,328 entries. In the absence of any similar work in English, or even Arabic and Farsi, these entries have been carefully selected by a team of scholars as the most important issues related to Shi‘a Islam. Entries include major doctrines, key figures, practices, rituals, sects, tribes, dynasties, books, events and places. Figures include the Prophet, the Imams and other members of his household, companions of the Prophet and Imams, narrators of hadith and Shi‘a scholars of different fields such as exegetes, jurists, theologians, philosophers, mystics, historians, scientists, along with politicians, historians and poets.

Customer Reviews

Be the first to write a review
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)
0%
(0)

Want to know more?

SubhanAllah - The wonders of Creation in the Holy Quran
$28.00
The Holy Quran is the most widely read book in the world. One of the differences between the Bible and...
Add to cart
A Special Eid Blessing
$33.00
It’s Eid! In the usual Eid tradition, Zeinab goes to the village with her family. It’s a wonderful time for...
Add to cart
My Awaited Imam
$33.00
My Awaited Imam (a.j.) is a book that teaches children the sequential events of reappearance. The book focuses on the...
Add to cart
From Darkness Into Light
$19.00
From Darkness into Light is an empowering collection of spiritual poetry inspired by the love of Allah, the spiritual secrets of...
Add to cart
Ziyarat Ashura and its Remarkable Effects
$25.00
It is unfortunate that one might dwell on the Ziyārah of Imām al-Ḥusayn(a) at a surface-level, without delving deeper into...
Add to cart
The Messenger Magazine Edition 1-12
$14.00
The Messenger Magazine is a children's magazine packed with stories, activities, fun facts and challenges all linked to Islam! Each...
Heroes of Karbala Activity Book
$9.00
Introduce your children to the inspiring stories of Karbala with our engaging and educational 'Heroes of Karbala' Activity Book. Perfectly...
Add to cart
I'm Not Ready
$25.00
In the gripping tale of "I’m Not Ready" by Fatima Mehdi, Zainab, a final-year high school student revelling in a...
Add to cart
The Adornment of the Righteous: A Commentary on Dua Makarim Al-Akhlaq
$22.00
Imam Ali ibn Al-Husayn (d. 95 AH) left behind a remarkable legacy, notably in the form of a collection of...
Add to cart
Engaging the Qur'an: A Compendium of Reliable Shia Hadith
$20.00
Discover the beauty and elegance of the Qur'an through the lens of Shia hadith in this meticulously curated compendium. "Engaging...
Add to cart