A Review of the Book: Makatib al-Rasul

Mahdi Hooshmand

The writer, in this article studies the history of collecting the epistles of Infallible figures and compiling Makatib books. He then points to Maadin al-Hikmah fi Makatib al-Aimah written by Fayz Kashani and intruduces its manuscripts. The aim of compiling al-Wathaiq, its sources and content are among other issues which have been discussed. The writer then comes up with the book Makatib al-Rasul, written by Ayatullah Ahmadi Mianaji and tries to represent its different sections and important features.

Key Words: Makatib al-Rasul, Ayatullah Ahmadi Mianaji, Epistles.

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