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The Early Novels of Naguib Mahfouz: Images of Modern Egypt

Matti Moosa - Literary Criticism - 1994 - 322 pages
"An invaluable contribution to our understanding of Mahfouz and a full, descriptive survey of novels by the Egyptian Nobel Prize-winning writer. It bridges the gap for non ...
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The Origins of Modern Arabic Fiction

Matti Moosa - Literary Criticism - 1997 - 455 pages
In this revised and greatly expanded second edition, Matti Moosa has added five entirely new chapters - one on the popular dialogues of Abd Allah Nadim, and four devoted to ...
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Tuḥfah Yi-ʻAbbāsī: The Golden Chain of Sufism in Shīʻite Islam

Muḥammad ʻAlī Sabzvārī - Religion - 2008 - 292 pages
"This book is one of the oldest and most important sources written on the esoteric teachings of Islam from a Shi'ite perspective. It demonstrates the Qur'anic origins of Sufism ...
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An Introduction to Shiʻi Islam: The History and Doctrines of Twelver Shiʻism

Moojan Momen - Religion - 1985 - 397 pages
This book is a general introduction to Shi'i Islam-specifically to Twelver Shi'ism, to which the majority of Shi'is belong today. It deals with the history and development of ...
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The Spirituality of Shi'i Islam: Belief and Practices

Mohammad Ali Amir-Moezzi - Religion - 2011 - 585 pages
Published in association with the Institute of Ismaili Studies.
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Encyclopaedia of Sufism: Sufism and Naqshbandi order

Masood Ali Khan, S. Ram - Sufism - 2003 - 4344 pages
Conventionally The Word Sufi Is Considered Synonymous With The Word Mystic , But The Word Sufi As Used In Arabic, Persian, Turkish And Urdu, Has A Religious Connotation. The ...
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Messianic Hopes and Mystical Visions: The Nūrbakhshīya Between Medieval and ...

Shahzad Bashir - Religion - 2003 - 328 pages
Messianic Hopes and Mystical Visions tells the story of the Nurbakhshiya, an Islamic messianic movement that originated in fifteenth-century central Asia and Iran and survives ...
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Religious Authority and Political Thought in Twelver Shi'ism: From Ali to ...

Hamid Mavani - Political Science - 2013 - 288 pages
Ranging from the time of the infallible Imams, to the contemporary era, this book provides a comprehensive overview of Shi’i religious and political authority, focusing on Iran ...
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