Phenomenology versus Historicism A Case Study of Imamate

Document Type : Original Article



The present article tries to show that no correspondence may be
made between phenomenological approaches on the one hand
and historicist approaches and positivist reports made of history
on the other. In this way, it has made a case study of Imamate.
The claim posed by Mircha Eliade that a consistent approach
may be adopted has been studied and criticized as well.