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|Description:||xiv, 271 pages ; 24 cm.|
|Contents:||The ethos of Shi'ism --
Approaches to the imamate: traditional, theological, philosophical, and mystical --
Mode of succession and imam's policy vis-à-vis the rulers --
Shi'i state models during the major occultation --
Khomeini's concept of governance and its critique --
The case for secularity in Islam: traditional and foundational ijtihad.
|Series Title:||Routledge studies in political Islam, 9.|
"Hamid Mavani's Religious Authority and Political Thought in Twelver Shi'ism is a timely, judicious, impeccably researched, and vastly learned contribution to our evolving understanding of the thorny