founders of the four schools of jurisprudence in the Sunni world was his grandson, Imam al-Sadiq (‘a). In fact, many of the Imam’s thousands of students were from different schools of thought in the Islamic world.

Fara'id al-simtayn, Chapter 37. al-Khatib al-Baghdadi, Tarikh Baghdad, Vol. IV, p. 21; Fakhr al-Din al-Razi, Fusul al-Muhimmah


whether racial, tribal, national, linguistic, historical, … - in which religion is not given priority and supreme authority.

Conference of IslamicUnity, July, 1995