Taqieh

English translation: dissimulation of one's faith

10:02 Dec 21, 2003
Farsi (Persian) to English translations [PRO]
Art/Literary
Farsi (Persian) term or phrase: Taqieh
Islamic Text
Shahab Taherkhani
Local time: 01:25
English translation:dissimulation of one's faith
Explanation:
other meaning offered for that term is guarding oneself.
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Amir Lezgui
Iran
Local time: 01:25
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5dissimulation of one's faith
Amir Lezgui
3to hide one's faith
Sergey Strakhov


  

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3 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 3/5Answerer confidence 3/5
to hide one's faith


Explanation:
Yet Shi'ite
teaching also enjoins the avoidance of martyrdom, even recommending
taqieh ("hiding one's faith") as a way of saving one's life from
murderous persecutors.
http://www3.baylor.edu/~Charles_Kemp/zz12.htm

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Sergey Strakhov
Local time: 22:55
Native speaker of: Native in RussianRussian, Native in UkrainianUkrainian
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4 mins   confidence: Answerer confidence 5/5
dissimulation of one's faith


Explanation:
other meaning offered for that term is guarding oneself.

Amir Lezgui
Iran
Local time: 01:25
PRO pts in pair: 11
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