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Islamic sects of the Near East

Islamic sects of the Near East

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Published by Near East Society in [New York .
Written in English

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  • Islamic sects -- Middle East

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    SeriesHRAF -- 32.
    ContributionsNear East Society (New York, N.Y.)
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination10 leaves
    Number of Pages10
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17107370M
    OCLC/WorldCa36526982

    The Formation of Islam: Religion and Society in the Near East, focuses on a variety of Islamic issues and, particularly, the development of the religion itself. Throughout the book, the author reaffirms his belief that Islam developed over time and shares several characteristics with other religions, mainly Judaism and Christianity/5(19).   The Middle East is full of ancient, mysterious religious sects. The Islamic State is wiping them out. Displaced Iraqis from the Yazidi community arrive at the Bajid Kandala camp at Feeshkhabour.

    How Islam spread into sub-Saharan region of West Africa, and the great civilizations it established there, taking its inhabitants out of paganism to the worship of One God. Part 1: Islam reaches West Africa, and a history of the Islamic Empire of Ghana. This website is for people of various faiths who seek to understand Islam and Muslims. It contains a lot of brief, yet informative .   A map of the world at the Caliphate's height. This is a rough political map of the world in AD, at the height of the Omayyad Caliphate ("caliph" means the ruler of the global Islamic community).

    The Book in the Islamic World brings together serious studies on the book as an intellectual entity and as a vehicle of cultural development. Written by a group of distinguished scholars, it examines and reflects upon this unique tool of communication not as a physical artifact but as a manifestation of the aspirations, values, and wisdom of. A Guide To Islamic Sects The Commercial Appeal/Septem The world's second-largest faith, Islam is hardly monolithic. Schisms, focusing first on disagreements over who should lead the new faith and later on matters of doctrine, began developing soon after the prophet Muhammad's death in the year


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Additional Physical Format: Print version: Near East Society (New York, N.Y.). Islamic sects of the Near East. New York: American Near East Society, A visual guide to the major & notable sects, schools & movements within Islam.

Information is Beautiful information is beautiful Islamic Sects, Schools, Branches & Movements. This volume deals with Islamic sects in the Near East such as the Alevis (Turkey), Druzes (Libanon), Alawis (Syria), Ahl-i Haqq (Iran, Iraq) and Shabak (Iraq), which have in common a syncretistic system of belief with a strong Shi'ite influence, as well as secrecy and endogamy.

The contributions in this volume focus on the present situation of these communities, their relation. Shia Islam is the second-largest denomination of Islam, comprising 10–20% of the total Muslim population.

Although a minority in the Muslim world, Shia Muslims constitute the majority of the Muslim populations in Iran, Iraq, Lebanon, Bahrain and Azerbaijan as well as significant minorities in Syria, Turkey, eastern Africa, south Asia, Yemen, and Saudi Arabia and other parts of the. Written by a 12th century Muslim theologian this book was intended to give his fellow theologians a clear concise dictionary of the early to his time theological sects within Islam.

The book covers the major three Islamic groups the Sunni, Shia and /5(2). This volume deals with Islamic sects in the Near East such as the Alevis (Turkey), Druzes (Libanon), Alawis (Syria), Ahl-i Haqq (Iran, Iraq) and Shabak (Iraq), which have in common a syncretistic system of belief with a strong Shi'ite influence, as well as secrecy and endogamy.

Islam is the most widely followed religion in the Middle East. About 20% of the world's Muslims live in the Middle East. Islam is a monotheistic religion, teaching belief in one God (Allah) and is based on the Quran. Muslims believe that Muhammad is the final prophet of God in a long chain of prophets, from Adam on down to John the Baptist.

The Formation of Islam: Religion and Society in the Near East, focuses on a variety of Islamic issues and, particularly, the development of the religion itself. Throughout the book, the author reaffirms his belief that Islam developed over time and shares several characteristics with other religions, mainly Judaism and Christianity/5.

Syncretistic religious communities in the Near East: collected papers of the International Symposium "Alevism in Turkey and comparable sycretistic religious communities in the Near East in the past and present": Berlin, April   Jonathan Berkey surveys the religious history of the peoples of the Near East from approximately to c.e.

After examining the religious scene in the Near East in late antiquity, he investigates Islam's first century, the "classical" period from the accession of the Abbasids to the rise of the Buyid amirs/5.

Cults and Sects of Islam. Like other religions, Islam has a number of cults and sects. These range from the major branches (equivalent to Christianity’s ‘denominations‘), alongside the mystic Sufi movement, to cults (in the theological sense of the term) like Ahmadiyya, Baha’i, and the Druze.

Islamic fundamentalism is referred to as Islamism, a. Turkish Serials--The Near East Section has 19th- and 20th-century serials dealing with Islamic movements in Turkey, both past and present. Legal material related to the Near East and Africa is in the custody of the Eastern Law Division of the Law Library, which holds extensive collections of periodicals dealing with Islamic law.

[The Middle East and Religion] Near East Collections: An Illustrated Guide (Library of Congress - African & Middle Eastern Division) - materials concerning religion form approximately 20 percent of the holdings of the Near East Section.

Preeminent among them are the many manuscripts and calligraphy sheets in Arabic, publications and translations of the Islamic holy book, the Koran. There is no difference of opinion amongstMuslim sects that the `reli-gion' of Allah is Islam;that the only way to know Islam is through theBook of Allah and the sunnah of the HolyProphet; that the Book of Allah is what isknown as the Qur'an, without any additionor substraction.

And what difference is there, is in theinterpretation of some of theFile Size: KB. Ghulat Sects - The Most Innovative Ones 'Alawites drink wine and believe in a Trinity of Mohammed, 'Ali, and Saliman followed the "Bab" (Gate) who was a man named Ali Muhammad, born in who claimed to be the forerunner for the 12th imam returned in was executed in A.D., and his group split into two parts: Azalis, and Baha'is.

In Islamic Exceptionalism, Brookings Institution scholar and acclaimed author Shadi Hamid offers a novel and provocative argument on how Islam is, in fact, "exceptional" in how it relates to politics, with profound implications for how we understand the future of the Middle s among citizens aren't just about power but are products of fundamental /5.

Islamic terrorism, Islamist terrorism or radical Islamic terrorism are terrorist acts against civilians committed by violent Islamists who claim a religious motivation. The largest numbers of incidents and fatalities caused by Islamic terrorism have occurred in places like Iraq, Afghanistan, Nigeria, Pakistan, Yemen and Syria.

In four Islamic extremist groups were responsible for 74% of. The Formation of Islam: Religion and Society in the Near East, focuses on a variety of Islamic issues and, particularly, the development of the religion itself.

Throughout the book, the author reaffirms his belief that Islam developed over time and shares several characteristics with other religions, mainly Judaism and Christianity/5(18).

The Islamic State can still tap a large war chest of as much as $ million, which has been hidden in either Iraq and Syria or smuggled into. The Formation of Islam: Religion and Society in the Near East, focuses on a variety of Islamic issues and, particularly, the development of the religion itself.

Throughout the book, the author reaffirms his belief that Islam developed over time and shares several characteristics with other religions, mainly Judaism and Christianity/5(19). Indeed, a great number of the Islamic book bindings acquired from Kirkor Minassian are Persian.

These are both treats for the eyes and important for what they tell us about early book and manuscript production in the Islamic world.” cf Near Author: Evyn Kropf.The book lives up to its title and reputation as just about the best one-volume introduction to the history of Islam.

No jargon here, no battling footnotes. Just a lucid, clear-eyed narrative of Islam's origins, its seemingly confusing branching out (geographically and spiritually), and Author: Thoughtco Editors.There are quiet a few sects in Islam.

Sunni This is most common, making up between % of all muslims(1) (although this seems high to me). Sunni muslims hold that the first four Kaliphate were the rightly guided successors to Prophet Muhammad.