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Doctrines of Shiʻi Islam : a compendium of Imami beliefs and practices

Author: Jaʻfar Subḥānī; Reza Shah-Kazemi
Publisher: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris ; London : Institute of Ismaili Studies, 2001.
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This text offers a wide-ranging overview of the principal tenets of Shi'i Islam. It is useful not only as an introductory text on Shi'i thought and practice, but also as a contemporary expression, from within, of this branch of this vibrant branch of the Islamic faith. Comprehensive and concise, this work is principally theological and jurisprudential, dealing with such issues as the concept of knowledge, the nature  Read more...
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Subḥānī, Jaʻfar.
Doctrines of Shiʻi Islam.
London ; New York : I.B. Tauris ; London : Institute of Ismaili Studies, 2001
(OCoLC)48944249
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Jaʻfar Subḥānī; Reza Shah-Kazemi
ISBN: 1417516232 9781417516230 1282528505 9781282528505 9786000006204 6000006209 9781860647802 1860647804 9780857712189 0857712187
OCLC Number: 55750320
Language Note: Translated from the Persian.
Description: 1 online resource (xix, 240 pages)
Contents: Chapter One: The Worldview of Islam. 1. Ways of Acquiring Knowledge in Islam ---
2. Existence from the Islamic Viewpoint ---
3. Man from the Perspective of Islam ----
Chapter Two: General Beliefs. 1. The Oneness of God (Tawid) ---
2. Divine Justice ('Adl) ---
3. Prophecy (Nubuwwa) ---
4. Imamate (Imama) ---
5. The Hereafter (Ma'd) ----
Chapter Three: Faith, Disbelief and Other Issues. 1. Faith and Disbelief (Iman wa Kufr) ---
2. Innovation (Bidʹa) ---
3. Dissimulation (Taqiyya) ---
4. Resorting to Intermediaries (Tawassul) ---
5. Change of Destiny (Bada') ---
6. Traditions (Hadith) ---
7. Jurisprudential Reasoning (Ijtihad) ---
8. Some Contested Legal Rulings.
Other Titles: Manshūr-i ʻaqāyid-i Imāmiyya.
Responsibility: Jaʻfar Sobhani ; translated and edited by Reza Shah-Kazemi.
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