WikiShia:Featured Article/2015/19

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The faith of Abu Talib is one of the theological arguments between Shi'a and Sunni scholars.

According to narrations from Ahl al-Bayt (a), Shi'as have ijma' (consensus) on that Abu Talib, the uncle of the Prophet (s) and the father of Imam 'Ali (a), had faith in the Prophet (s). But, Sunnis deny the faith of Abu Talib and refer to some narrations in some hadith and historical books which show that Abu Talib didn't believe in Islam and insisted on the belief of his ancestors until his death and died as a polytheist. Shi'a scholars, in addition to rejecting the reasons of deniers, stated their reasons on the faith of Abu Talib.continue reading ....