'Lightning bolts against the Jews'
Date: Unknown; before about 1700
Original Language: Persian
Ṣavāʿiq al-Yahūd, one of Muḥammad-Bāqir al-Majlisī’s short Persian treatises, details the duties incumbent upon the ahl-i kitāb (‘People of the Book’) living in a Muslim, in this case, Shīʿī, environment. It may have been inspired by his father Muḥammad Taqī al-Majlisī’s possibly less well-known treatise, Rawḍat al-muttaqīn (‘The garden of the pious’),…