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Difāʿ az Mahdawiyyat by ʿAlī Aṣghar Riḍvānī is a concise Persian book that defends the belief in the Mahdī. It refutes objections from Orientalists and Muslim intellectuals, providing evidence from Islamic sources. Recommended for those supporting Mahdism.

Author: ʿAlī Aṣghar Riḍvānī
Reviewed by: Morteza Karimi

This book examines Islamic and religious teachings from the perspective of Imam Mahdi (a). The author uses hadiths and narrations narrated from Imam Mahdi (a) to address topics such as monotheism, imamate, prophethood, resurrection, jurisprudential rulings, ethics, sin, and prayer.

Author: ʿAlī Aṣghar Riḍvānī
Reviewed by: Morteza Karimi

Farhangnāmi-yi Mahdaviyyat is a Persian dictionary by Khudā Murād Salīmīān, providing comprehensive insights into Imam Mahdī (a) and various aspects of his life, occultation, reappearance, and uprising. It covers over 2500 ḥadīths and is organized alphabetically. The dictionary serves as a valuable academic resource for understanding Mahdism.

Author: Khudā Murād Salīmīān
Reviewed by: Morteza Karimi

This book is a collection of 120 Quranic verses that finds out and explicates Quranic indications and implications that pertain to the 12th Infallible Imam al-Mahdī.

Author: Sayyeh Hashim Husayni al-Bahrani
Reviewed by: Muhammad-Reza Fakhr-Rohani