The Most Learned of the Shi'a : The Institution of the Marja'i Taqlid
This collection of essays explores the nature of political and religious leadership in Shi'ism. Contributors look at a variety of critical historical periods--from medieval to modern--to reveal the social, political, and theological factors that have influenced the development of Shi'ite leadership.
- Hardback | 276 pages
- 149.9 x 226.1 x 25.4mm | 544.32g
- 30 Aug 2001
- Oxford University Press Inc
- New York, United States