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The reason for this belief is Imams are thought to be successors of prophet, and as such, they inherit the Prophet's divine knowledge. This is understood from this verse of the Quran which explains that successors inherit from each other but the inheritance is not property, but knowledge. [27:16] says: وَوَرِثَ سُلَيْمَانُ دَاوُودَ ۖ وَقَالَ يَا ...


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Let me first give some explanation of the Shi'ite viewpoint on the subject. In your quotation from Sunni view: We believe that the Prophets are infallible with respect to all they conveyed from Allah, in word, deed and what they approved of. Shia Muslims believe the prophets to be infallible in any way not restricted only to their prophecy. This also ...


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Regarding the guidance, the view towards Imams is similar to the view towards the Prophet. Shia do not believe that Imams can guide independently from God, the guidance is only from God. The views towards Imams being infallible is similar to views towards the Prophet being infallible. The arguments regarding why they are infallible are more or less similar ...


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Infallible if it means incapable of committing sins NO! Neither him --peace be upon him and his household-- nor any other prophet or Imam, none were such. All the prophets and Imams and other infallibles (yes we do have other infallibles as well, but none reach the position of the 14 infallibles peace be upon them as they have not their knowledge معرفة and ...


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As owari mentioned, doubtlessly Prophet Muhammad (SAWW) was capable of making mistakes and being wrong, otherwise he was not a human and his purity was not valuable. To our view, Prophet Muhammad (SAWW) was sinless. Again it doesn't mean he was incapable of committing sins. It just means that he himself chose not to commit any sin in his whole life. This ...


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Note that عصمة of the Prophets is agreed upon by the Muslims, however they differed on what it entails and from when it is applicable. For example, according to the Ahlul Sunnah it entails protection from intentional sins but not mistakes and forgetfulness, for some also it entails protection from major sins but not from some minor sins. For some, such as ...


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In Islam nobody is infallible unless Allah has told us so. In the sunni perspective only Messengers and prophets () are infallible in what ever they need to transfer the message of Allah, but as humans they might be fallible. When it comes to justice and verdicts we are often told and asked in Qur'an to apply justice no matter what comes, read for example: ...


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بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم In the name of Allah the merciful the compassionate Muslims must obey the holy prophet of Islam (PBUH) through their actions, words, thinking and beliefs. Almighty Allah says in the noble Qur'an as such: لَقَد كانَ لَكُم في رَسولِ اللَّهِ أُسوَةٌ حَسَنَةٌ لِمَن كانَ يَرجُو اللَّهَ وَاليَومَ الآخِرَ وَذَكَرَ اللَّهَ كَثيرًا ...


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According to the Ahlus Sunnah, no humans other than the Prophets are infallible: ياأيها الذين آمنوا أطيعوا الله وأطيعوا الرسول وأولي الأمر منكم فإن تنازعتم في شيء فردوه إلى الله والرسول O you who have believed, obey Allah and obey the Messenger and those in authority among you. And if you disagree over anything, refer it to Allah and the Messenger. ...


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Great question - as with many things, the answer is not a simple yes or no. In fact, there is a whole science behind answering this very question. It's one of the most important questions in the field of usul al-fiqh: what is sunnah? In other words, how do we derive, from the sayings and actions and approvals of the Prophet (saws), the rulings of certain ...


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If we know the correct definition of Sin and also do not use unreliable interprets of Quran (like who are based on personal opinions and have false information either intentionally or unintentional) prophet had no minor or major sin and all are infallible. Regarding Adam a.s: Sin is disobeying Allah in rules of religion. When there is no religion so there ...


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Note. This answer comes from Sunni perspective: I want to know if Jesus of Nazareth (PBUH) was infallible form Islam's point of view? The Quran calls him 'Zakiyya' in 19:19. It is translated as Faultless / Sinless / Pure. A similar word is used to describe Yahya and an innocent young boy who was killed. No other human has this title. It shouldn't surprise ...


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Sunni view: Infallibility may be examined from 3 different angles: 1 – Infallibility in conveying the message The Prophets were infallible in conveying the message from Allaah In the Quran: يا أيها الرسول بلغ ما أنزل إليك من ربك وإن لم تفعل فما بلغت رسالته والله يعصمك من الناس إن الله لا يهدي القوم الكافرين O Messenger, announce that which has ...


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بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم According to the view of Allamah Tabatabai as a famous scholar of Shiite school of thought: the meaning of “Infallible” is the presence of the quality in the infallible human that protect him/her from doing what isn't permissible, for instance "Sin or Error". {1} Therefore it is inferred from his speech that the infallibility ...


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For making sense of the Shia claim in reference to that verse, you should take into account two important factors: The hints that exist in the actual Arabic version of the verse that help us identify its different implications. The historical context for the verse. The Arabic version of the verse is composed of three statements: وَقَرْ‌نَ فِي ...


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Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) was assigned as a prophet by God. Their duty, as a prophet, is to teach us His religion. Since prophets live among people, others matter outside the religion are also brought to him and he can say or take certain actions on this but it is his personal opinion. Please consider the following incident, when after arriving in Medina, ...


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By infallibility of the Quran, it's referring to the perfection of the Arabic language, its linguistic and literary features that are unparalleled and no one can reproduce anything like it. That's the true miracle and challenge. We can try to find, what we perceive as, contradictions or scientific errors, but that's not the premises for its infallibility ...


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بسم الله الرحمن الرحیم In the name of Allah the merciful the compassionate Shi'ite scholars relate this narration of the Prophet (PBUH): "إني تارك فيكم الثقلين كتاب الله وأهل بيتي وإنهما لن يفترقا حتى يردا عليّ الحوض." Verily, I am leaving among you Two Weighty Things: the Book of Allah (the Qur’an) and the members of my Household {Ahl al-Bayt},...


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There are different hadiths about this law. For example: Imam Sadiq a.s. said: إنّ الامام لایغسله الا الامام The Imam is not Qusled unless with Imam. Reference: Usul Kafi, vol 1, page 384 Qusl means religious washing before burial. Also Prophet Muhammad SAWW was both Imam and messenger at the same time. Also there are 7 hadith in the Hadith ...


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@Abdullah, in addition to the previous answers: For a second disregard your question. I have a general question that I hope will be the answer to your question May I ask you that when you are asking this question, why do you believe that Allah has made changes to his tradition of sending messengers (124000 prophets) or caliphs? Allah does want to guide us .....


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