Reducing Sectarian Frictions

Answered by Shaykh Abdul-Rahim Reasat Question: Assalamu alaykum I came across an article on anti-Shi’ism and was troubled after speaking to a shia friend who said that their lived reality is that they have relatives murdered for being shia back home and they believe the concept of ummah to be a fallacy. How do we […]

Was Imam Ja’far al-Sadiq Sunni or Shi’i?

Answered by Ustadh Abdullah Anik Misra Question: I am a bit confused about Imam Jafar as-Sadiq(ra). The Shias consider him one of the Imams amongst the 12 Imams of which they believe. I also read  that he was also the founder of the Jafari madhab for Shias. In addition, I discovered that he is revered […]