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al-Bāb al-Ḥādīʿashar
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al-Bāb al-Ḥādīʿashar (‘The Eleventh Chapter’), is a book on the main theological subjects pertaining to the principles of Shiʿi doctrines, written by Abū Manṣūr Ḥasan b. Yūsuf b. ʿAlī b. Muṭahhar, better known as al-ʿAllāma al-Ḥillī (d. 726/1325). At the request of the vizier Muḥammad b. Muḥammad Quhadī, he wrote a summary in ten chapters (sing. bāb) of the Miṣbāḥ al-mutahajjid by Muḥammad b. al-Ḥasan al-Ṭūsī, known as ‘Shaykh al-Ṭāʾifa’ (d. 460/1068), which discusses the practical rules (furūʿ ) of religion, prayers, and acts of worship. The summary was called Minhāj al-ṣalāḥ fī muk…

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Firouzi, Javad and Translated by Keven Brown, “al-Bāb al-Ḥādīʿashar”, in: Encyclopaedia Islamica, Editors-in-Chief: Farhad Daftary. Consulted online on 25 March 2023 <http://dx.doi.org/10.1163/1875-9831_isla_SIM_0331>
First published online: 2015

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