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Shi'ism

by Heinz Halm | 21 July 2004
PAPERBACK
Category: Religion
A new edition of Heinz Halm's comprehensive survey of all the Shi'ite groups. It traces the development of all the individual branches from their common origins to their current status in the modern world.The dogmatic and organisational development of each of the various branches of Shi'ism is discussed and is placed in the context of their particular history.Special attention is given to the emergence of the Imamite 'clergy' and the social and political role which has enabled them to establish a revolutionary regime in Iran, and each chapter contains an invaluable bibliography giving easy access to other books and original sources in translation.Key Features:* each branch of Shi'ism placed in its own historical context* bibliographies at the end of each chapter divided into primary and secondary sources* includes chapters on all varieties of Shi'ism* New edition contains new material on the Shi'a in Iraq and on the Iranian Revolution, and up-dated bibliographies
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A new edition of Heinz Halm's comprehensive survey of all the Shi'ite groups. It traces the development of all the individual branches from their common origins to their current status in the modern world.The dogmatic and organisational development of each of the various branches of Shi'ism is discussed and is placed in the context of their particular history.Special attention is given to the emergence of the Imamite 'clergy' and the social and political role which has enabled them to establish a revolutionary regime in Iran, and each chapter contains an invaluable bibliography giving easy access to other books and original sources in translation.Key Features:* each branch of Shi'ism placed in its own historical context* bibliographies at the end of each chapter divided into primary and secondary sources* includes chapters on all varieties of Shi'ism* New edition contains new material on the Shi'a in Iraq and on the Iranian Revolution, and up-dated bibliographies
Currently out of stock
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€40.59
Currently out of stock
Delivery 5-7 Days
Eligible for free delivery
121 Reward Points

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A new edition of Heinz Halm's comprehensive survey of all the Shi'ite groups. It traces the development of all the individual branches from their common origins to their current status in the modern world.The dogmatic and organisational development of each of the various branches of Shi'ism is discussed and is placed in the context of their particular history.Special attention is given to the emergence of the Imamite 'clergy' and the social and political role which has enabled them to establish a revolutionary regime in Iran, and each chapter contains an invaluable bibliography giving easy access to other books and original sources in translation.Key Features:* each branch of Shi'ism placed in its own historical context* bibliographies at the end of each chapter divided into primary and secondary sources* includes chapters on all varieties of Shi'ism* New edition contains new material on the Shi'a in Iraq and on the Iranian Revolution, and up-dated bibliographies

Product Details

Shi'ism

ISBN9780748618880

FormatPAPERBACK

Publisher (21 July. 2004)

No. of Pages216

Weight346

Language English (United States)

Dimensions 234 x 156 x 14