عنوان مقاله [English]
Narratives of the Quran have been a point of concentration for commentators, traditionists, and scholars on Quranic sciences since the early centuries of Islam. Various researches have been carried out on this topic based on historical, geographical, and aesthetic approaches, as well as that of the rhetorical inimitability of the Quran. However, the theological aspect, particularly theological issues concerning Imamate, has not been properly investigated. This article – having been organized following desk research into the Shiite traditional, exegetical, and theological sources, as well as those of Quranic sciences and explaining the domain of theological deductions – is an attempt to indicate the extent and level of the efficiency of relying on the Divine Book in theological deductions from Quranic narratives in the field of Mahdawiyyah, and then introduce the special place of referring to Quranic narratives towards proving the theological issues concerning Mahdawiyyah as one of the efficient theological methods.
possibility of reaching Imamate in childhood, return to life of certain people at the end of days, resorting to favorites of God for help, seeking blessings from the saints of God and the things attached to them, visiting the infallible ones and intercession. Furthermore, the concealment of the birth of the twelfth Imam, achieving Imamate in childhood, occultation, long life, staying young, performing miracles, universal government of justice, and the etiquette of expecting the reappearance of Imam are considered the most important theological issues concerning Mahdawiyyah in Quranic narratives.