Aqa'id al-Imamiyya (book)
ʿAqāʾid al-Imāmīyya (Arabic: عقائد الإمامیة) is an Arabic book concerning Shiite beliefs, written by Muhammad Rida al-Muzaffar (d. 1383/1964). The book originally consisted of his lectures in "Muntada al-Nashr College" in which Shiite beliefs are cashed out for the public in a non-complicated way. Aqa'id al-Imamiyya contains five chapters, each of which contains a number of sections. After the publication, the book became popular, an exposition was written for it, was translated, and was published many times by several publishers.
|Aqa'id al-Imamiyya (book)|
|Author||Muhammad Rida al-Muzaffar|
|Original title||عقائد الامامیة|
|Publisher||Ansariyan and several publishers|
How the Book Was Written
The book originally consisted of al-Muzaffar's lectures in the religious college of Muntada al-Nashr in 1363/1943. In 1370/1950, the lectures were compiled and edited into a book. After revisions and some corrections, the book was published in 1380/1960 in Egypt with a preface by the author and an introduction by Hamid al-Hufni, a Sunni professor in Cairo University.