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Title Shiʻism [electronic resource] : doctrines, thought, and spirituality / edited, annotated, and with an introduction by Seyyed Hossein Nasr, Hamid Dabashi, Seyyed Vali Reza Nasr.
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Imprint Albany : State University of New York Press, c1988.
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Description xviii, 401 p. ; 24 cm.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Introduction / Seyyed Hossein Nasr -- Shiʻi view of religion in general and Shiʻism in particular / ʻAllamah Tabatabaʾi -- The roots of Shiʻism in early Islamic history / Mahmud Shahabi -- The Shiʻi interpretation of the Qurʾan / ʻAllamah Tabatabaʾi & Murtada Mutahhari -- The Shiʻi interpretation of Hadith literature / ʻAllamah Tabatabaʾi & S.M. Waris Hasan -- The Nahj al-Balaghah and the teachings of the Imams / Syed Hussein M. Jafri & Imam ʻAli -- Doctrinal divisions within Shiʻism / ʻAllamah Tabatabaʾi -- Shiʻism and Sunnism / Hamid Enayat -- Shiʻism, Ismaʻilism, and Shaykhism / ʻAllamah Tabatabaʾi, Muhammad Ibn ʻAbd al-Karim al-Shahrastani, Marshall Hodgson, & Mangol Bayat -- Shiʻism and Sufism / Seyyed Hossein Nasr -- The Shiʻi view of God / ʻAllamah Tabatabaʾi & William Chittick -- The Shiʻi view of revelation and prophecy / ʻAllamah Tabatabaʾi & ʻAllamah al-Hilli -- The Imams and the Imamate / ʻAllamah Tabatabaʾi & Henry Corbin -- Shiʻi hermeneutics / Henry Corbin -- Taqiyyah / ʻAllamah Tabatabaʾi & Hamid Enayat -- Mutʻah or temporary marriage / ʻAllamah Tabatabaʾi & Seyyed Hossein Nasr -- Eschatology / ʻAllamah Tabatabaʾi -- Ijtihad and marjaʻiyyat / Mahmud Ramyar & Leonard Binder -- Prayers of Shiʻi imam & duʻa-i kumayl, religious rites, prayers, and supplications / Seyyed Hossein Nasr -- Diverse religious practices / Ayatollah Abuʾl-Qasim Khuʾi Mahmud Ayoub, E.G. Browne, Peter Chelkowski, Dwight Donaldson -- Jihad / Seyyed Hossein Nasr -- Shiʻi education / Roy Mottahedeh -- Shiʻi theology / W. Montgomery Watt, ʻAllamah al-Hilli, & Khwajah Nasir al-Din Tusi -- Intellectual sciences and philosophy / ʻAllamah Tabatabaʾi, ʻAbd al-Razzaq Lahiji, & Muhsin Fayd Kashani -- Shiʻi literature / Mahmud Ayoub, E.G. Browne, Peter Chelkowski, & Shaykh al-Mufid -- Shiʻism and art / Nader Ardalan & Seyyed Hossein Nasr -- Shiʻism and the natural sciences and mathematics / Seyyed Hossein Nasr -- Continuity and change in the intellectual heritage / Seyyed Hossein Nasr, ʻAllamah Tabatabaʾi, Sayyid Abuʾl-Hasan Qazwini, Murtada Mutahhari, & Sayyid Muhammad Baqir Sadr.
Reproduction Electronic reproduction. Boulder, Colo. : NetLibrary, 1999. Available via the World Wide Web. Available in multiple electronic file formats. Access may be limited to NetLibrary affiliated libraries.
OCLC: 42856281
Subject Shi̿ʻah.
Added Author Nasr, Seyyed Hossein.
Dabashi, Hamid, 1951-
Nasr, Seyyed Vali Reza, 1960-
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Other Form: Original 0887066895
ISBN 0585088608 (electronic bk.)