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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Abbas Edalat rated it really liked it Feb 26, Goodreads is the world’s largest site for readers with over 50 million reviews. Recent events have, more than ever, brought the Shiites to world wide attention.
Edinburgh University PressJan 1, – Religion – pages. Counterinsurgent rated it really liked it Aug 17, Overall I found the book to be well worth the read, though I wished he wrote more on the historical development of Twelver Shiism outs Provides a concise yet comprehensive overview of Shiism in its myriad forms. It takes a diachronic approach to the development of Shi’ism.
The Best Books of The individual branches of Shiism are discussed with a close look at their special dogmatic and organisational development Geoffery rated it it was amazing Apr 07, I would not use this book as a primary text, but as a supplementary text or even as a source of material for lectures. Preview — 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.
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.
It should be on the bookshelves of all good libraries and personal collections. Looking for beautiful books? Oct 21, I rated it really liked it. Medieval Islamic Medicine Peter E. My library Help Advanced Book Search. Observing a tradition more than years old, Shi’ites represent 10 percent of the Muslim population, or million people.
Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for kids, photography lovers and more. Overall I found the book to be well worth the read, though I wished he wrote more on the historical development of Twelver Shiism outside of Iran – ie, Iraq, Lebanon, India etc.
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The Beginnings of the Shia; 2. Additionally, Halm provides a lucid survey of the various branches of Shi’ism, paying attention to their historical, organizational, and theological developments. The Isma’iliyya or Sevener Shia; 5. There are no discussion topics on this book yet.
A very useful and informative handbook. Other books in this series. The section on Ismaili Shiism is roughly 40 pages, and then there are about 5 pages each dedicated to Zaydi and Ghulat shilsm strands.
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Leo Africanus rated it really liked it May 09, An excellent summary of the history of Shi’i Islam. It is appropriate for an upper heeinz or graduate class, because it is essentially a bibliography of primary and secondary sources. Nevertheless once you get past these sections into the discussions of beinz various schisms in Shi’a things are quite fascinating. SMR rated it it was amazing Dec 15, Informative, yet confusing and unclear on certain topics.
Books by Heinz Halm. This comprehensive review of Shi’ism from its origins to the present day is well worth reading.
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