A Survey of Narrations Concerning Fotros the Angel

Mohammad Ihsanifar

The Story of an angel named Fotros and her disobeying God’s commandments which caused her wings fall and her resort to Imam Husayn, peace be upon him, in early days of his birth, are of those controversial issues which has been viewed with doubt from rational and theological point of view. In this article, the author through a hadith – theological study tries to prove that there is no contradiction between the related traditions and the angels’ infallibility and their relative detachment from the world. He also believes that there is enough documents for this story to be proved.

 Keywords: Fotros, Disobeying God’s Commandments, Theology, Tradition.

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