A Religion of Protest

Book - 2010
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For a Western world anxious to understand Islam and, in particular, Shi'ism, this book arrives with urgently needed information and critical analysis. Hamid Dabashi exposes the soul of Shi'ism as a religion of protest - successful only when in a warring position, and losing its legitimacy when in power.
Publisher: Cambridge, Mass. : The Belknap Press of Harvard University Press, 2010.
ISBN: 9780674049451
Branch Call Number: 297.8209 DABAS
Characteristics: 413 p.


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