Autor: Hussam S. Timani
ISBN-13: 9780820497013
Einband: Buch
Seiten: 144
Gewicht: 431 g
Format: 236x153x17 mm
Sprache: Englisch

Modern Intellectual Readings of the Kharijites

262, American University Studies Series 7: Theology and Religion
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In this book, Hussam S. Timani compiles and assesses the modern literature on the Kharijites, a seventh-century Islamic sect. He discusses the importance of the Kharijites in the Islamic heritage (turath) and provides profiles of the turath scholars who have either concerned themselves with the study of the Kharijites or have incorporated the Kharijites in their work on the turath. This groundbreaking book makes available to Western scholars a large body of Arabic-Islamic literature that is still unknown in the Western world and shows how modern scholars have offered different interpretations and analyses of the Kharijites' origins, religio-political beliefs, and their place in Islamic history. Modern Intellectual Readings of the Kharijites is essential for scholars and students of Islamic civilization and culture and is highly recommended for graduate courses in classical Islam.
Autor: Hussam S. Timani
The Author: Hussam S. Timani is Assistant Professor of Religious Studies at Christopher Newport University, Newport News, Virginia. He holds a Ph.D. in Islamic studies from the University of California, Los Angeles, and has taught Islamic and religious studies at various universities in the United States and Lebanon.

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Autor: Hussam S. Timani
ISBN-13 :: 9780820497013
ISBN: 0820497010
Erscheinungsjahr: 04.12.2007
Verlag: Lang, Peter
Gewicht: 431g
Seiten: 144
Sprache: Englisch
Sonstiges: Buch, 236x153x17 mm