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Books Books 1 - 10 of about 45 related to Shi'ism.   


Etan Kohlberg - History - 2016 - 440 pages
This volume 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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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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The Divine Guide in Early Shi'ism: The Sources of Esotericism in Islam

Mohammad Ali Amir-Moezzi - Religion - 1994 - 279 pages
The Imam, the Divine Guide, is the central point around which the Shi'ite religion turns. The power of Shi'ism comes from the actions of the Imam. This title is reserved ...
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Hamid Dabashi - History - 2011 - 413 pages
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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 Formative Period of Twelver Shīʻism: Ḥadīth as Discourse Between Qum and ...

Andrew J. Newman - History - 2000 - 222 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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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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The Fatimids and Their Traditions of Learning

Heinz Halm - History - 1997 - 112 pages
The Fatimid period was the golden age of Ismaili thought and literature, when Shi'ite Ismaili Imams ruled over the vast areas of the Muslim world and made important ...
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The Arabs: A Short History

Heinz Halm - History - 2007 - 186 pages
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