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Opposing the Imam : the legacy of theNawāṣib in Islamic literature

Author: Nebil Husayn
Publisher: Cambridge, United Kingdom : Cambridge University Press, 2021. ©2021
Series: Cambridge studies in Islamic civilization.
Edition/Format:   eBook : Document : EnglishView all editions and formats

Islam's fourth caliph, Ali, can be considered one of the most revered figures in Islamic history. Examining the enduring legacy of the nawasib, early Muslims who were hostile to the ascendancy of Ali  Read more...


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Genre/Form: Apologetic writings
Controversial literature
Livres numériques
Apologetic works
Named Person: ʻAlī ibn Abī Ṭālib, Caliph; ʻAlī ibn Abī Ṭālib, Caliph
Material Type: Document, Internet resource
Document Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
All Authors / Contributors: Nebil Husayn
ISBN: 1108832814 1108965768 9781108832816 9781108965767 9781108966061 1108966063 9781108967310 1108967310
OCLC Number: 1268929588
Description: 1 ressource en ligne (x, 235 pages).
Contents: Introduction; 1. 'Ali: A Contested Legacy; 2. The Umayyads and the 'Uthmanis; 3. The Mu'tazili: al-Jahiz; 4. The Ibadi: al-Warjalani; 5. The Sunni: Ibn Taymiyya; 6. The Rehabilitation of 'Ali in Sunni Hadith and Historiography; Afterword; Chapter 1 Appendix: Anti-'Alid Statements in Historical Literature; Chapter 2 Appendix: Reports about the Umayyads and the 'Uthmanis; Chapter 5 Appendix: Ibn Taymiyya's Minhaj al-sunna.
Series Title: Cambridge studies in Islamic civilization.
Responsibility: Nebil Husayn.


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'A valuable contribution to a sensitive topic concerning the development of sectarian identity in Islam. Husayn compellingly examines assumptions about the place of 'Ali in Islamic thought and Read more...

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