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 Heinz Halm Snippet view – Edinburgh University PressJan 1, – Religion – pages. Check out the top books of the year on our page Best Books of I would recommend this book for readers already familiar with some of the basics of Shi’i Islam who are wanting finer details on it’s historical development in the middle late period of Iranian and Middle Eastern history.
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Ali Shakeri rated it did not like it May 22, 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, Abbas rated it really liked it Oct 09, There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Dispatched from the UK in 5 business days When haln my order arrive? Abbas Edalat rated it really liked it Feb 26, Observing a tradition more than years old, Shi’ites represent 10 percent of the Muslim population, or Heinz Halm’s work presents a thorough and accessible discussion of the history, theology, and current state of this branch of Islam.
Each chapter contains an invaluable bibliography giving easy access to other books and original sources in translation. The Beginnings of the Shia; 2.
Return to Book Page. The Imamiyya or Twelver Shia; 3. Additionally, Halm provides a lucid survey of the various branches of Shi’ism, paying attention to their historical, organizational, and theological developments. The dogmatic and organisational development of each of the various branches of Shi’ism is discussed and is placed in the context of their particular history.
It then details every theological twist and turn in the development of Shi’ism. Read, highlight, and take notes, across web, tablet, and phone. Newly revised, Shi’ism includes updated ahlm on the fate of the Shi’ite revolution in Iran as well as a new chapter on Iraq.
Recent events have, more than ever, brought the Shiites to world wide attention. Oct 12, Merna rated it liked it. The Isma’iliyya or Sevener Shia; 5. I never knew that there were gnostic forms of Islam! Observing a tradition more than years old, Shi’ites represent 10 percent of the Muslim population, or million people. It traces the development of all the individual branches from their common origins to their current shhiism in the modern world. This book is billed as an introduction.
Counterinsurgent rated it really liked it Aug 17, Heinz Halm’s work presents a thorough and accessible discussion of the history, theology, and current state of this branch of Islam. Visit our Beautiful Books page and find lovely books for sbiism, photography lovers and more.
A very useful and informative handbook. This book focuses on the Twelvers. Want to Read saving….
A good primer to the complex subject of Shi’ism. 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.
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No trivia or quizzes yet. Ali Shakeri rated it did not like it Jan 08, It should be on haom bookshelves of all good libraries and personal collections. Apr 24, Alavvii rated it it was amazing.
Oct 30, Seyed-Koohzad Esmaeili rated it it was ok Shelves: 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. Open Preview See a Problem?