How Does Asef-Mohseni Act While Facing with Najāshī's and Ṭūsī's Contradictions

Majid Zeidi-Joudaki, Ali Hasanbagi, Alireaza Tabibi, Ebrahim Ebrahimi
2019 Taḥqīqāt-i ̒ūlūm-i Qur̓ān va ḥadīs̠  
Najāshī and Sheikh Ṭūsī are among the most well-known Shiite biographers (rijālīs), whose rijālī views were of great importance of consideration, especially following the establishment of the Hilla School and the improvement of Hadith validation on the basis of its chain of transmitters (sand). They referred to some attributions of narrators in their books, according to the task of Rijāl science, which is the determination of the authenticity and weakness of narrators. Nevertheless, sometimes
more » ... heless, sometimes their views about a narrator are contradictory. The present paper, based on the descriptive-analytical method, attempts to investigate "how Asef-Mohseni, a contemporary rijāl scholar, interacts with such contradictions". Consequently, the results show that the interaction with contradictions of Najāshī and Sheikh Ṭūsī does not follow a single method, but it depends on the view of a rijālī scholar, regarding to the situation of a narrator. Additionally, it is argued that there is no solid reason to prefer Najāshī to Sheikh Ṭūsī on a certain case and hence the quality of interactions with narrators are different, based on the confidence that a researcher obtains.
doi:10.22051/tqh.2019.23056.2229 doaj:c2673d2641124110a9608c5ea396bf29 fatcat:mavkakpusvdsze4ytlsdexgfwu