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Shi’a Islam: From Religion to Revolution

An introduction to the historical and intellectual development of Twelver (Imamite) Shi’a Islam. The author also presents Shi’i rituals as seen by European travellers, and considers these rituals more important than Shi’a legal codes in terms of influencing culture.

  • Heinz Halm
  • 1-55876-135-7
  • Markus Wiener Publishers
Shi’a Islam: From Religion to Revolution
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Shi’a Islam: From Religion to Revolution
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    An introduction to the historical and intellectual development of Twelver (Imamite) Shi'a Islam. The author also presents Shi'i rituals as seen by European travellers, and considers these rituals more important than Shi'a legal codes in terms of influencing culture.

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    • Heinz Halm
    • 1-55876-135-7
    • Markus Wiener Publishers
    • 1997
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