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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 29 related to Shi'ism.   

The Shiites: A Short History

Heinz Halm - Religion - 2007 - 192 pages
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The Arabs: A Short History

Heinz Halm - History - 2007 - 186 pages
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Etan Kohlberg - Religion - 2003 - 382 pages
Shi'ism brings together seventeen articles reflecting the wide range of scholarly interest in early Shi`ism over the past half century. All major branches of Shi`ism are ...
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Der Nahe und Mittlere Osten

Heinz Halm - History - 1996 - 452 pages
This book provides a detailed description of the history of the Ism l sect and caliphal dynasty, the Fatimids, in North Africa (875-973).
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Fatimids and Their Traditions of Learning

Heinz Halm - Religion - 2001 - 128 pages
The Fatimid period was the golden age of Ismaili thought and literature, when the Shi'ite Ismaili Imams ruled over the vast areas of the Muslim world as the Fatimid caliphs and ...
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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 Emergence of Modern Shi'ism: Islamic Reform in Iraq and Iran

Zackery Heern - Religion - 2015 - 240 pages
This book takes a fresh look at the foundations of modern Islam. Scholars often locate the origins of the modern Islamic world in European colonialism or Islamic reactions to ...
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Authority and Political Culture in Shi'ism

Said Amir Arjomand - Crafts & Hobbies - 1988 - 393 pages
time in English are incorporated in the text. On authority in Shi'ism, with special emphasis on its institutionalization in different historic periods from the beginning of Shi ...
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The Formative Period of Twelver Shi'ism: Hadith as Discourse Between Qum and ...

Andrew J. Newman - Social Science - 2013 - 320 pages
Shows how the frictions and disparities between the different pockets of believers scattered throughout the Eastern Islamic world in the late ninth and tenth centuries, the ...
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Islamic Messianism: The Idea of Mahdi in Twelver Shi'ism

Abdulaziz Abdulhussein Sachedina - Religion - 240 pages
The first comprehensive study of the idea of the Mahdi, or divinely guided messianic leader.
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