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origins of Isma"ilism a study of the historical background of the Fatimid caliphate. by Bernard Lewis

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Published by W. Heffer in Cambridge .
Written in English


  • Ismailites

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LC ClassificationsBP195 I8 L4
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Number of Pages114
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17887755M

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  Book Review: The Origins of Is'mailism, by Bernard Lewis reviewed by Jesse Walker Because of the secrecy with which the Is'mailis shrouded their literature, most contemporary discussions we have of early Is'maili practice and doctrine comes from hostile Sunni outsiders. The confusion surrounding Is'mailism has produced heated debates on a number of issues, from the. COVID Resources. Reliable information about the coronavirus (COVID) is available from the World Health Organization (current situation, international travel).Numerous and frequently-updated resource results are available from this ’s WebJunction has pulled together information and resources to assist library staff as they consider how to handle coronavirus. This final chapter will present a brief survey of the main developments and trends in the history of Ismaili communities during the post-Alamūt period, from the fall of Alamūt in / till the s. It will focus mainly on the majoritarian Nizārī branch of Ismailism.   Recently, Dr. Khalil Andani was invited on the Abbasid History podcast to give an introduction to Ismailism. Dr. Andani gives perhaps the most succinct introduction to the Ismaili history by answering questions about Fatimids, Ismaili subgroups, and ritual praxis.. Click the link to listen to the podcast at the source: EP Dr. Khalil Andani on a brief history of Ismailism.

The Origins of Ismailism. A study of the historical background of the Fatimid Caliphate. By Bernard Lewis. Cambridge, W. Heffer and Sons, Ltd., pp 8s.6d. net. The purpose of this monograph, as stated by the author, is to " clear the ground for a general historical survey of the beginning of Ismailism," and he holds strictly to that single. the history of Ismailism, from inside out. Recently I came across two publications written in English, by Al-Waiz Abualy A. Aziz. Both of these books -- Ismaili Tariqah and A Brief History of Ismailism -- were published in Canada in Al-Waiz Abualy is the senior most Al .   This lecture was delivered by Khalil Andani on April 8, at the invitation of the Harvard Islamic Society. The full presentation covers the History, Theology and Ritual Practices of the Nizari Ismaili Muslims. The first segment (1 of 3) contains the following material: Accounting for Muslim Diversity: "Sects" vs. Multiple Islams The Prophetic-Revelatory Authority. His book is a valuable contribution to a ‘post-national' discourse.' Dietmar Rothermund - Universität Heidelberg ‘Mukherjee traces the growth of the Nizari Ismaili community from its nineteenth-century centre in Bombay to the globalized community it has become today, with specific interests in serving society, focusing on human development.

This book contains chapters on the modern history of the Nizari Ismailis of several regions where these communities have traditionally lived. These chapters are mostly written by Ismaili scholars, both young and well established, who have the necessary language skills as well as familiarity with these communities’ oral and literary traditions. Nizari Isma'ili history is often traced through the unbroken hereditary chain of guardianship, or walayah, beginning with Ali Ibn Abi Talib, who was declared Muhammad's successor as Imam during the latter's final pilgrimage to Mecca, and continues in an unbroken chain to the current Imam, Shah Karim Al-Husayni, the Aga Khan. A Brief History of Ismailism By Abualy Part 1 Preface Ancestors of Prophet Muhammad Advent of Islam Hijra Battle of Badar Battle of Uhud The Conquest of Mecca The entire book is a brief history of Isma'ilism. I have separated the history of the Pi'rs from the history of the Ima'ms so that one can go through it at a glance. Similarly. Buy this book. Better World Books; Amazon; ; Share this book. Facebook. Twitter. Pinterest. Embed. Edit. Last edited by ImportBot. Aug | History. An edition of Origins of Isma'Ilism () The origins of Ismailism a study of the historical background of the Fatimid caliphate. by Bernard Lewis. 0 Ratings 0 Want to read; 0 Pages: