Qara'at-e Faramoush Shode (The Forgotten Interpretation, Re-Construction of Theory of Virtuous Scholars, First Approach to Shi’ite Islam on Divine Guide)

Journal Article

The article elaborates the formative understanding of Imamat (the doctrine of the religious authority of the Imams) among Shi’ite Muslims, from the initial understanding of the Imams as sages or ‘Ulama-ye Abrar (virtuous scholars) to the later evolution of the infallibility and divine knowledge of the Imams after the 11th century.

Duke Authors

Cited Authors

  • Kadivar, M

Published Date

  • May 2006

Published In

  • Madrese (Quarterly)

Volume / Issue

  • 1 / 3

Start / End Page

  • 92 - 102

Published By


  • Persian

Conference Location

  • Iran