The Formative Period of Twelver Shi'ism: Hadith as Discourse Between Qum and Baghdad (Culture and Civilization in the Middle East)

By: Newman, Andrew J.

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Shows how the frictions and disparities between the different pockets of believers scattered throughout the Eastern Islamic world in the late ninth and tenth centuries, the relations between each of these and the Abbasid political institution favoured the narration of different bodies of the Imams' traditions

Title: The Formative Period of Twelver Shi'ism: Hadith as Discourse Between Qum and Baghdad (Culture and Civilization in the Middle East)

Author Name: Newman, Andrew J.

Categories: Hinduism,

Publisher: Routledge:

ISBN Number: 0700712771

ISBN Number 13: 9780700712779

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: New

Seller ID: ING9780700712779

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