Alī b. Abī Ṭālib is often compared to Jesus Christ in Muslim sources. This article explores the similarities between Christology and Imamology.[...]

Alī b. Abī Ṭālib is often compared to Jesus Christ in Muslim sources. This article explores the similarities between Christology The branch of Christian theology relating to the person, nature, and role of Christ.and Imamology. n his article [...]

A critical review of Matthew Pierce’s Twelve Infallible Men (2016) and evaluates his approaches to the study of Shīʿi ḥadīth sources.[...]

A State-of-the-Field review of academic scholarship on Shī’ī ziyārāṭ. This essay compares recent theoretical, geographic, and temporal approaches to ziyāra rituals.[...]

This article examines a ziyāra text from Ibn Qūlawayh’s (d.978/9) Kāmil al-Ziyārāt (The Perfection of the Visitations) by engaging with the poetic performativity of the ritual discourse. [...]

This paper is a critical review of Saïd Amir Arjomand's article "The Crisis of the Imamate and the Institution of Occultation in Twelver Shiʿism." While Arjomand highlights some important crises, the article is full of tenuous claims and [...]