Message of Thaqalayn

A Quarterly Journal of Islamic Studies

The Globe before and after the Advent of Imam Mahdi, Part I

 

ABSTRACT: The “End of Time” is the era described in the eschatologies of the dominant world religions. Indeed, Islamic sources hold a rich account regarding this time period concerning the world’s state of affairs before and after the coming of Imam Mahdi to establish worldwide justice and peace. This series will offer a basic overview of the concept of the ‘End of Times’ from the viewpoint of the dominant world religions, as well as the Islamic perspective using the Qur’an and hadith as sources to envision what lays ahead of us, and with the purpose of increasing our knowledge on the advent of Imam Mahdi (aj), establishing a positive relationship with the Imam, and preparing for his return. 

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