Shi'ism (Book, 2004) []
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Author: Heinz Halm
Publisher: Edinburgh : Edinburgh University Press, ©2004
Series: New Edinburgh Islamic surveys
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : 2. edView all editions and formats

A new edition of Heinz Halm's comprehensive survey of all the Shi'ite groups. It traces the development of all the individual branches from their common origins to their current status in the modern  Read more...


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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Heinz Halm
ISBN: 0748618880 9780748618880
OCLC Number: 474004646
Description: 216 s
Contents: 1. The Beginnings of the Shia; 2. The Imamiyya or Twelver Shia; 3. The Extreme Shia; 4. The Isma'iliyya or Sevener Shia; 5. The Zaydiyya.
Series Title: New Edinburgh Islamic surveys
Responsibility: Heinz Halm


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Reviews of the first edition: A good primer to the complex subject of Shi'ism. It should be on the bookshelves of all good libraries and personal collections. Halm in an admirable way combines an Read more...

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