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The Shi'i Imamate

A Fatimid Interpretation

The Shi'i Imamate( )
Author: Makarem, S.
Publication Date:Aug 2013
Publisher:I. B. Tauris & Company, Limited
Book Format:Hardback
List Price:USD $58.00
Book Description:

The Tathbit al-imama written by the Fatimid Caliph-Imam al-Man'ur (334–341/946–953) is an important early Ismaili treatise on the legitimacy of the imamate of ?Ali b. Abi ?alib and that of the Ismaili imams from among his progeny. As one of the earliest Ismaili works on this crucial and fundamental Shi'i subject it can thus be considered a major treatise on the doctrine of the imamate.The Tathbit al-imama does not deal with the metaphysical significance of the imamate....
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Detailed Subjects: Religion / Islam / Shi'a
Religion / Islam / History
Physical Dimensions (W X L X H):5.77 x 11.12 x 0.95 Inches
Book Weight:1 Pounds

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