The Occultation of the Twelfth Imam

The Occultation of the Twelfth Imam


Few themes in sacred history are as mysterious and misunderstood as that of the occultation of the Twelfth Imam. This scholarly presentation of the question goes far in dispelling the mists of speculation and misrepresentation that have hitherto shrouded it in superstition and hearsay.

The author cites strongly corroborated traditions of the Prophet and the Imams in this historical and analytical account of the circumstances surrounding the concealment of the Twelfth Imam in 941 A.D./329 H. The significance of the event is well brought out in this meticulously researched volume.

Author: Jassim M. Hussain ISBN: 0 907794 01 7 Binding: Hardback with dust jacket Publisher: Muhammadi Trust First Published: 1982 Size: 143mm x 222mm Pages: 242 Weight: 0.35 Kg