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The dogmatic and organizational development of each of the various branches of Shi’ism is discussed and isplaced in the context of their particular history. The individual branches of Shiism are discussed with a close look at their special Shiism. Front Cover. Heinz Halm. Edinburgh University Press, Jan 1, Heinz Halm is a German scholar of Islamic Studies, with a particular expertise on early Shia Halm’s book The Shiites was reviewed in the International Journal of Middle East Studies by Said Amir Arjomand who remarked that “Halm’s.

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Heihz to Book Page. 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. The Isma’iliyya or Sevener Shia; 5.

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No trivia or quizzes yet. The book also considers the appeal and impact of Imams in contemporary Shiiam and their interpretation of the social and economic problems gripping the Islamic world. Each chapter contains an invaluable bibliography giving easy access to other books and original sources in translation. Unfortunately it does tend to get a bit dry in many places: I never knew that there were gnostic forms of Islam!

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The section on Ismaili Shiism is roughly 40 pages, and then there are about 5 pages each dedicated to Zaydi and Ghulat heterodox strands. This book is the only comprehensive survey of all the Shiite groups from their beginnings to their current status in the modern world.

Paola rated it really liked it Dec 14, Ali Shakeri rated it did not like it Jan 08, Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read. Overall I found the book to be well worth the read, heibz I wished he wrote more on the historical development of Twelver Shiism outside of Iran – ie, Iraq, Lebanon, India etc.

Book ratings by Heeinz. Provides a concise yet comprehensive overview of Shiism in its myriad forms. Oct 21, I rated it really liked it.

Farouk Abu Alhana rated it really liked it Sep 17, Table of contents 1. Geoffery rated it it was amazing Apr 07, Review quote Reviews of the first edition: Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews.

I yalm This book is billed as an introduction. Leo Africanus rated it really liked it May 09, Contents the lmamlyya or twelver shia.

This comprehensive review of Shi’ism from its origins to the present day is well worth reading. Additionally, Halm provides a lucid survey of the various branches of Shi’ism, paying attention to their historical, organizational, and theological developments.

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Newly revised, Shi’ism includes updated information on the fate of the Shi’ite revolution in Iran as well as a new chapter on Iraq. It then details every theological twist and turn in the development of Shi’ism.

Books by Heinz Halm. Preview — Shi’ism by Heinz Halm. It takes a diachronic approach to the development of Shi’ism.

Shi’ism by Heinz Halm

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.

Edinburgh University PressJan 1, – Religion – pages. The Extreme Shia; 4. Home Contact Us Help Free delivery worldwide. This book is a brief general history of ahlm the Shiite groups from their heinnz origin to the present day. Lists with This Book.