Authority in Islam

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Transaction Publishers, 1989 - 169 pages
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Contents

Battle of the Old and the Charismatic
2
Traditional Arab Authority An Established Order
18
Muhammads Charismatic Authority Towards an Equivalent Islamic Topology
34
Establishment of Muhammads Charismatic Authority Emergence of a New Order
48
The Foundations of Sunnite Authority The Routinization of Charisma
72
The Foundations of Shicite Authority The Perpetuation of Charisma
96
The Foundations of Kharijite Authority The Dissemination of Charisma
122
The Charismatic Revolution as a Reconstitution of a Moral Demand System and an Originator of New Paradigmatic Patterns of Authority
148
Bibliography
160
Index
168

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