Realism in Writing Reasons: Investingatin the Reasons for Tathbit dala'il Al-Nobovvah (Confirming the Reasons for Prophecy) by Qazi Abd Al-Jabbar Hamedani Mo'tazeli

Document Type : Research Paper

Authors

1 Assistant professor, Department of history of Islam, Lorestan University, Lorestan, Iran.

2 Assistant professor, Department of history of Islam, Lorestan University, Lorestan, Iran

3 PhD student, History of Islam, Lorestan University, Lorestan, Iran

Abstract

Writing reasons in Holy Prophet's practice started during the third century. This branch of Holy Prophet's historiography aims at investigating and introducing the books that make effort to prove his prophetic mission particularly emphasizing the signs and miracles of his prophecy. Tathbit dala'il Al-Nobovvah is of the most noteworthy books in historiography of the reasons for prophecy. The author is Qazi Abd Al-Jabbar Hamedani, a great scholar of the Mo'tazelite and the well-known chief judge in Rey. He adopted a different approach both in writing style and in reasons for writing from other authors of the books on reasons of prophecy.  Of the remarkable features of this book has been the author's attention to the facts in proving the prophecy of Mohammad (SA), the point which is not paid enough attention to in other such books, particularly Hadith books. In the present article, it has been tried to delve into various aspects of Tathbit dala'il Al-Nobovvah, emphasizing the features of writing reason. How Abad Al-Jabbar Hamedani has thought about miracles and the signs of prophet hood of Mohammad (SA) as well as fitting this image in prophet's reasonography have been investigated in this article. The method of this research is library-based, relying on primary resources in addition to making use of recent research and applying descriptive- analytical approach for analyzing the data.   

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