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The Shiites

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This book describes what Shiism means to those who actually practice it and serves as both an excellent introduction to the subject and an original work of scholarship.

Table of contents (19 chapters)

  • Shiism: An Overview

    Pinault, David

    Pages 3-10

  • Essentials of Islam Common to the Shiite and Sunni Traditions

    Pinault, David

    Pages 11-26

  • Shiite Ta’wil: The Esoteric Dimension of Quranic Scripture

    Pinault, David

    Pages 27-46

  • Variations on the Esoteric Tradition in Poetry and Theosophy: Examples from Attar, Hafez, and Suhrawardi of Aleppo

    Pinault, David

    Pages 47-52

  • The Patterns that Inform History: Shiite Worldviews and the Understanding of Past and Future

    Pinault, David

    Pages 53-57

Buy this book

eBook $39.99
price for USA (gross)
  • ISBN 978-1-137-06693-0
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  • Included format: PDF
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  • Immediate eBook download after purchase
Hardcover $79.99
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-0-312-07953-6
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
Softcover $53.00
price for USA
  • ISBN 978-0-312-10024-7
  • Free shipping for individuals worldwide
  • Usually dispatched within 3 to 5 business days.
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Bibliographic Information

Bibliographic Information
Book Title
The Shiites
Authors
Copyright
1992
Publisher
Palgrave Macmillan US
Copyright Holder
Palgrave Macmillan, a division of Nature America Inc.
eBook ISBN
978-1-137-06693-0
DOI
10.1007/978-1-137-06693-0
Hardcover ISBN
978-0-312-07953-6
Softcover ISBN
978-0-312-10024-7
Edition Number
1
Number of Pages
XXX, 214
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