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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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Shiism Volume 18 of Islamic surveys. Unfortunately it does tend to get a bit dry in many places: Recent events have, more than ever, brought the Shiites to world wide attention.

By using shiismm website you agree to our use of cookies. The section on Ismaili Shiism is roughly 40 pages, and then there are about 5 pages each dedicated to Zaydi and Ghulat heterodox strands.

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Shi’ism Heinz Halm Limited preview – Farieha rated it liked it Jan 04, My library Help Advanced Book Search. Informative, yet confusing and unclear on certain topics.


Table of contents 1. Preview — Shi’ism by Heinz Halm. Shi’ism by Heinz Halm Translation.

The Beginnings of the Shia; 2. This book is the only comprehensive survey of all the Shiite groups from their beginnings to their current status in the modern world. 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.

Rainer Weirauch rated it it was ok Jun 14, We use cookies to give you the best possible experience. Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Home Contact Whiism Help Free delivery worldwide. Islamic Aesthetics Oliver Leaman.

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Overall I found the book to be well worth the read, though I wished he wrote more on the historical development sbiism Twelver Shiism outside of Iran – ie, Iraq, Lebanon, India etc. Mar 23, Greg rated it it was ok Shelves: It is appropriate for an upper division or graduate class, because it is essentially a bibliography of primary and secondary sources.


Saleh Mohammed rated it liked it Jul 30, I would not use this book as a primary text, but as a supplementary text or shkism as a source of material for lectures. Want to Read saving…. Paola rated it really liked it Dec 14, Leo Africanus rated it really liked it May 09, Looking for beautiful books?

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Reviews of the first edition: To ask other readers questions about Shi’ismplease sign up. Medieval Islamic Medicine Peter E. Description A new edition of Heinz Halm’s comprehensive survey of all the Shi’ite groups.

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A good primer to the complex subject of Shi’ism. The Best Books of Islamic Law Mawil Izzi Dien. Ali Shakeri rated it did not like it Jan 08, No trivia or quizzes yet.