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Extremist Shiites the ghulat sects by Matti Moosa

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Published by Syracuse University Press in Syracuse, N.Y .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Shīʻah,
  • Sufism,
  • Islamic sects,
  • Nosairians

Book details:

Edition Notes

StatementMatti Moosa.
SeriesContemporary issues in the Middle East
Classifications
LC ClassificationsBP193.5 .M68 1988
The Physical Object
Paginationxxiii, 580 p. ;
Number of Pages580
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL2395760M
ISBN 100815624115
LC Control Number87025487

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  Extremist Shiites: The Ghulat Sects – Matti Moosa – Google Books. Lists with This Book. These sec Little is known in the Scts about the division of the Islamic world into Shiites and Sunnites and even less about the stratification of these two groups, with most of . All he tells us in this book are some legendes and stories about Imams of Shiites telled by inhabitants of villages. The book is a very superficials ideas. (see the book of the French Henry Corbin - Part of Chaïkhis) to understand more about Ahl Al Tawhîd.5/5(1).   “Extremist Shiites” in this context are not, as one might expect, the terrorists and suicide bombers who have become politically so prominent since Extremist Shiites has 10 ratings and 2 reviews. Sunny said: very interesting book about the extremist shia .   There are significant and little appreciated differences in the trajectory of Sunni extremist terrorism and that of Shi’a extremism. Federal Executive Fellow Thomas F. Lynch explores.

Shia Muslims believe that just as a prophet is appointed by God alone, only God has the prerogative to appoint the successor to his prophet. They believe God chose Ali to be Muhammad's successor, infallible, the first caliph (khalifah, head of state) of Shia believe that Muhammad designated Ali as his successor by God's command (Eid Al Ghadir). Sunni extremism often hurts the Sunni, rather than the Shiite community, unlike Shiite extremist organizations which rarely attack their institutions, communities and people. The reason is that extremist organizations like Lebanon’s Hezbollah and Iraq’s Asaib Ahl al-Haq are linked to governments and abide their policies of extremism management. Islamic extremism is any form of Islam that opposes "democracy, the rule of law, individual liberty and mutual respect and tolerance of different faiths and beliefs." Related terms include Islamist extremism, fundamentalism and radical is not to be confused with Islamism, which is politicized Islam. Islamic terrorism or Jihadism is very often the result of Islamic extremism, although. Extremist Shiites: The Ghulat Sects (Contemporary Issues in the Middle East) by Matti Moosa. The book is excellent; the condition--extreme defacing by ballpoint notes and underlining-- is a little worse than I expected, but it doesn't affect the usefulness of the book.