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Hujjah


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Proof, incontestable evidence. In theology, the term is applied to a conclusive argument distinguishing truth from falsehood. In Shiism, the imam is the hujjah through whom God's presence becomes established for a believer. In Ismaili Shiism, it refers to a high-ranking representative of the imam, responsible for teaching and preaching the faith.

Subjects: Islam.


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