The Prophet and Imam's Knowledge of the Hidden according to Theologians and Philosophers

Document Type : Original Article



Among approaches to evaluate religious doctrines and concepts
are theological and philosophical approaches, each of which looks
at religious issues and concepts according to some methodologies
and based on some presuppositions and principles.
Referring to the prominent figures in wellـknown philosophical and
theological schools, the present article, as much as the space
devoted to this article allows, has studied the Prophet and Imam’s
knowledge of the hidden which is one the special doctrines of
Shi’ah. Views of each of such figures concerning the Prophet and
Imam’s knowledge of the hidden as well as its limitation are based
on their principles and presuppositions. Such views have been
discussed in the present article in brief, and a brief conclusion has
been provided.