Lessons from the Nahjul Balagah

by

Seyyid Ali Khamene’i

Translated by Hossein Vahid Dastjerdi

CONTENTS

Publisher’s Note
Translator's Note
Introduction

Lesson One

Prophethood (nubuwwah)
Questions and Answers

Lesson Two

Background to Prophethood
The, Age of Ignorance
Questions and Answers

Lesson Three

To Which Class of Society Do the Prophets Belong
Summary
Questions and Answers

Lesson Four

How Are Prophets Chosen?
Summary

Lesson Five

Duties and Responsibilities of the Prophets

Lesson Six

The Continuity of Prophethood
Questions and Answers

Lesson Seven

The End of Prophethood
Questions and Answers

Lesson Eight

The Believers' Status Before, After and at the Time of the Prophets' Appearance
The Three-Act Play of People's Status
Conclusion (Two General Points...... )
Footnotes