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The Shia revival

how conflicts within Islam will shape the future

by Seyyed Vali Reza Nasr

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Published by Norton in New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Politics and government,
  • Histoire,
  • Islam and politics,
  • Shīʻah,
  • Islam et politique,
  • Politieke conflicten,
  • Relations,
  • Chiisme,
  • Politique et gouvernement,
  • Sunnites,
  • Schiiten,
  • Sjiʻisme,
  • Aspect politique,
  • Sunniten,
  • History

  • About the Edition

    Considers the ways in which struggles between the Shia and Sunni in the Middle East will affect the region"s future, offering insight into the power conflicts between Iran and Saudi Arabia for political and spiritual leadership of the Muslim world.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 255-268) and index.

    StatementVali Nasr
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsBP194.185 .N37 2006
    The Physical Object
    Pagination287 p. :
    Number of Pages287
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL24765693M
    ISBN 100393062112
    ISBN 109780393062113
    LC Control Number2006012361
    OCLC/WorldCa66463741


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