Near Eastern Languages and Cultures | Issues in Islamic Studies: Shi段sm
N307 | 28065 | Walbridge, John


An introduction to Shi段te Islam, covering the dispute over succession
to the Prophet Muhammad, the martyrdom of Husayn, early Shi段te
revolts, the twelve Imams, basic Shi段te beliefs and practices,
including mourning rituals, the establishment of Shi段sm in Iran, and
contemporary Shi段te politics in Iran, Iraq, the Gulf states, and
South Asia.