Authority and Political Culture in Shi'ism
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Description: time in English are incorporated in the text. On authority in Shi'ism, with special emphasis on its institutionalization in different historic periods from the beginning of Shi'ism in the Middle Ages to the present. Included are the fundamental relationship between knowledge and authority in pristine Shi'ism, aspects of popular culture in medieval Shi'ism, the institutionalization of religious authority in Shi'ite Iran from the 16th to 18th centuries, and the centralization of religious authority in the 19th century. Does an analysis of the ideological revolution in Shi'ism during the 1970s and 1980s. Documents available for the first Annotation copyrighted by Book News, Inc., Portland, OR
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Copyright year: 1988
Publisher: State University of New York Press
Publication date: 7/8/1988
Size: 6.00" wide x 9.00" long x 1.00" tall
|Introduction: Shi'ism, Authority, and Political Culture|
|Imam and Community in the Pre-Ghayba Period|
|The Evolution of Popular Eulogy of the Imams among the Shi'a|
|The Mujtahid of the Age and the Mulla-bashi: An Intermediate Stage in the Institutionalization of Religious Authority in Shi'ite Iran|
|In Between the Madrasa and the Marketplace: The Designation of Clerical Leadership in Modern Shi'ism|
|Constitutionalism and Clerical Authority|
|Shari'at Sangalaji: A Reformist Theologian of the Rida Shah Period|
|Ideological Revolution in Shi'ism|
|An Annotated Bibliography on Government and Statecraft|
|'Allama al-Hilli on the Imamate and Ijtihad|
|Two Decrees of Shah Tahmasp Concerning Statecraft and the Authority of Shaykh 'All al-Karaki|
|The Muqaddas al-Ardabili on Taqlid|
|Two Seventeenth-Century Persian Tracts on Kingship and Rulers|
|Lives of Prominent Nineteenth-Century 'Ulama' from Tunika-buni's Qisas al-'Ulama'|
|An Exchange between a Mujtahid and a Qajar Official|
|Two Clerical Tracts on Constitutionalism|
|Clerical Authority in the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran|