Children, infallibles in Iranian bookcases
12 Mar 2012 16:44
A 14-volume collection titled as Children and the Infallibles is to be published by Jamal publication institute to be showcased that the 25th Tehran International Book Fair.
IBNA: The collection contains stories about the 14 Shia Imams, believed to be infallible throughout their lives.
Compiled by A. Sobhaninasab, the collection includes stories about the infallibles' lives in which children have a part.
Decorated with attractive illustrations by Zahra Kiani and Reza Ashuri, the stories cover topics about the kindness and tenderness of the infallibles when dealing with children.
Imāmah is the Shia doctrine of religious, spiritual and political leadership of the Ummah. The Shīa believe that the A'immah ("Imams") are the true Caliphs or rightful successors of Prophet Muhammad, and further that Imams are possessed of divine knowledge and authority as well as being part of the Ahl al-Bayt, the family of Muhammad. These imamas have the role of providing commentary and interpretation of the Quran.