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Expectation of the Millennium
Expectation of the Millennium (April 1989)
Shi'ism in History
Seyyed Hossein Nasr - Editor
Hamid Dabashi - Editor
Seyyed Vali Reza Nasr - Editor

This is an anthology on the history, politics, and social aspects of Shi'ism including translations of original sources. It examines the historical development of Shi'ism, Shi'i political thought, the status of Shi'i minority communities in the Muslim world, and the life and works of prominent social and political thinkers. The book assesses the extent of the politicization process in Shi'ism in recent years and addresses that important question o...(Read More)
Shi'ism (September 1988)
Doctrines, Thought, and Spirituality
Seyyed Hossein Nasr - Edited, annotated and introduction
Hamid Dabashi - Edited, annotated and introduction
Seyyed Vali Reza Nasr - Edited, annotated and introduction

This is an anthology of the most significant writing on the doctrinal, intellectual, and spiritual dimensions of Shicism. The works included here foster an interpretive understanding of Shicism in its dogmatic and cognitive aspects.

The intent of this book is to balance the attention that has been focused on the political aspect of Shicism. Shicism is often seen, not only as an essentially political phenomenon, but as a creed of violence. ...(Read More)
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