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  • What is Shi'i Islam?: An Introduction book cover

    What is Shi'i Islam?

    An Introduction, 1st Edition

    By Mohammad Ali Amir-Moezzi, Christian Jambet

    For the public at large Shi’ism often implies a host of confused representations, suggesting more often than not obscurantism, intolerance, political violence and other ignominies running hot or cold in response to world events. In fact for many people, Shi’ism stands for "radical Islam", or –…

    Paperback – 2018-05-01
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  • Female Personalities in the Qur'an and Sunna: Examining the Major Sources of Imami Shi'i Islam book cover

    Female Personalities in the Qur'an and Sunna

    Examining the Major Sources of Imami Shi'i Islam, 1st Edition

    By Rawand Osman

    This book investigates the manner in which the Qur’an and sunna depict female personalities in their narrative literature. Providing a comprehensive study of all the female personalities mentioned in the Qur’an, the book is selective in the personalities of the sunna, examining the three prominent…

    Hardback – 2014-09-22
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  • The Twelver Shi'a as a Muslim Minority in India: Pulpit of Tears book cover

    The Twelver Shi'a as a Muslim Minority in India

    Pulpit of Tears, 1st Edition

    By Toby Howarth

    One of the most important current debates within and about Islam concerns its relation with power. Can Muslims be fundamentally content without power or as a minority? This book considers the voice of an important Muslim minority through its sermons. Indian Shi'i Muslims are a minority within a…

    Paperback – 2011-04-06
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