“Extremist Shiites” in this context are not, as one might expect, the terrorists and suicide bombers who have become politically so prominent since Extremist Shiites has 10 ratings and 2 reviews. Sunny said: very interesting book about the extremist shia sects based in around iraq, iran, turkey, arme. Anthony Hyman; Extremist Shiites: the Ghulat sects, International Affairs, Volume 66, Issue 1, 1 January , Pages –

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Moosa’s comprehensive study of the origins and cultural aspects of the different extremist, or Ghulat, Shiite sects in the Middle East is a ground-breaking work. Epelli added it Dec 08, Alex marked it as to-read Apr 29, Moosa offers an ambitious, large-scale survey covering the Bektashis, Ahl-i Haqqis, Sarlis, Bajwan, Ibrahimis; and ‘Alawis in a solid and workmanlike book. Physical Description xxiii, p.

Moosa’s comprehensive study of the origins and cultural aspects of the different extremist, or Ghulat, Shiite sects in the Middle East is a ground-breaking work. These are Shi’is who deify the Prophet Muhammad’s son-in-law, ‘Ali, ghukat his descendants; except for the ‘Alawis of Syria, they tend to stay away from politics.


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Translations of this item: The Bajwan and Ibrahimiyya. Citing articles via Google Scholar. Alexander rated it it was amazing Jul 28, The studies and sources of this books should indicate the level of bias and diligence the author engenders.

Great read, although as an Alawi myself, I found the authors secst to be little lacking. These sects whose ‘extremism’ is essentially religious are generally a peaceful people and, except for the Nusayris of Syria, are not political activists.

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These 2 locations in Victoria: Veysiaraboli marked it as to-read Mar 23, Hardcoverpages. These sec Little is known in the West about the division of the Islamic world into Shiites and Sunnites exrremist even less about the stratification of these two groups, with most of the attention going to the Sunnites.

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