Anatomy of Dissent in Islamic Societies: Ibadism, Rebellion, and Legitimacy (BOK)

Ahmed E. Souaiaia

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The 'Arab Spring' that began in 2011 has placed a spotlight on the transfer of political power in Islamic societies, reviving old questions about the place of political dissent and rebellion in Islamic civilization and raising new ones about the place of religion in modern Islamic societies. In Anatomy of Dissent in Islamic Societies, Ahmed E. Souaiaia examines the complex historical evolution of Islamic civilization in an effort to trace the roots of the paradigms and principles of Islamic political and legal theories. This study is one of the first attempts at providing a fuller picture of the place of dissent and rebellion in Islamic civilization by interpreting Sunni and Shi'i records in the context of little-known Ibadi political and legal materials. As the oldest sect, Ibadiyyah provides a record of the ways sectarianism and dissent developed and impinged on Islamic society and thought.

Produktfakta

Språk Engelsk Engelsk Innbinding Innbundet
Utgitt 2013 Forfatter Ahmed E. Souaiaia
Forlag
PALGRAVE MACMILLAN
ISBN 9781137371607
Antall sider 248 Dimensjoner 14,3cm x 22,4cm x 1,7cm
Vekt 419 gram Leverandør Bertram Trading Ltd
Emner og form Religious issues & debates, Islam, History of religion, Islamic life & practice