The occultation of the Twelfth Imam: A Historical Background

  • The occultation of the Twelfth Imam: A Historical Background
The occultation of the Twelfth Imam: A Historical Background
Author(s): Jassim M. Hussain
Publisher(s): Muhammadi Trust of Great Britain and Northern Ireland
Category: Prophethood & Imamate Imam al-Mahdi
Topic Tags: Life of imams Ghaybah Messianism Miscellaneous information: Published by: The Muhammadi Trust of Great Britain & Northern Ireland. In co-operation with The Zahra Trust, P.O Box 29926 San Antonio TX 78229 USA. ISBN 0-907794-01-7; Copyright Muhammadi Trust 1982Important notice: The Ahlul Bayt DILP team wishes to inform the reader of some important points regarding this digitized text, which represents the English translation of a work originally written in Arabic.
Appearance: 221 p
Congress Classification: BP۲۲۴/۴/ح ۵ الف ۸ ۱۳۶۱
Dewey decimal classification: ۲۹۷ /۴۶۲
National bibliography number: م ۷۸-۲۴۷۰۰
This book Contains these titles:
BOOK ID؛ point؛ Dedication؛ Preface؛ Introduction؛ Survey of the Sources؛ The Role of Traditions in the Occultation of the Twelfth Imam؛ The Role of the Imams in the Shiite Underground Activities and their Influence upon the Evolution of the Ghayba؛ The Imamites’ Views concerning the Concealed Imam and His Birth؛ The Underground Activities of the Twelth Imam as seen in the Actions of the Saf’irs؛ The Underground Activities of the Second Saf’ir of the Twelfth Imam؛ The Career of the Third Saf’ir, al-Nawabakhti؛ The Fourth Saf’ir and the Complete Occultation of the Twelfth Imam؛ Conclusion؛ Bibliography؛ List of Abbreviations Employed in the Footnotes and in the Bibliography