Islam without Allah?: The Rise of Religious Externalism in Safavid Iran (Hardback)Colin Turner (author)
Hardback 288 Pages / Published: 06/01/2001
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This ground-breaking and controversial work locates the antecedents of today's Islamic 'fundamentalism' in 16th and 17th century Iran and the forced conversion of the Sunnite population of Iran to the largely alien doctrines of Twelver Shi'ism; the concomitant extirpation of Sufism and philosophy; and the gradual rise of the 'faqih' or jurist.
Publisher: Taylor & Francis Ltd
Number of pages: 288
Weight: 476 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 26 mm
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