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Studies in Medieval Shi ism (Hardback)

Wilferd Madelung

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ISBN 10: 1409450112 / ISBN 13: 9781409450115
Published by Taylor Francis Ltd, United Kingdom, 2012
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Language: English . Brand New Book. This volume complements the selections of Wilferd Madelung s articles previously published by Variorum (Religious Schools and Sects in Medieval Islam, and Religious and Ethnic Movements in Medieval Islam). The first articles here examine legal and political aspects of early Shi ism. The following studies relate to doctrinal views of the Zaydi imams al-Qasim b. Ibrahim al-Rassi and al-Natiq bi-l-Haqq and to Zaydi attitudes to Sufism. The final group focuses on the Isma iliyya, their social and political history and aspects of their religious thought. A detailed index completes the volume. Bookseller Inventory # AA69781409450115

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Title: Studies in Medieval Shi ism (Hardback)

Publisher: Taylor Francis Ltd, United Kingdom

Publication Date: 2012

Binding: Hardback

Book Condition:New

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This volume complements the selections of Wilferd Madelung's articles previously published by Variorum (Religious Schools and Sects in Medieval Islam, and Religious and Ethnic Movements in Medieval Islam). The first articles here examine legal and political aspects of early Shi`ism. The following studies relate to doctrinal views of the Zaydi imams al-Qasim b. Ibrahim al-Rassi and al-Natiq bi-l-Haqq and to Zaydi attitudes to Sufism. The final group focuses on the Isma`iliyya, their social and political history and aspects of their religious thought. A detailed index completes the volume.

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Wilferd Madelung was Laudian Professor of Arabic at the University of Oxford, and is an Emeritus Fellow of St John's College, Oxford, UK. Sabine Schmidtke is Director of the Research Unit on Intellectual History of the Islamicate World and Professor in the Institute of Islamic Studies at the Freie Universit├Ąt, Berlin, Germany.

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