The Origins of the Shi'a : Identity, Ritual, and Sacred Space in Eighth-Century K?fa.

This path-breaking book challenges earlier scholarship in its examination of the origins and development of the Shi'a.

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Main Author: Haider, Najam.
Format: eBook
Language:English
Published: New York : Cambridge University Press, 2011.
Series:Cambridge Studies in Islamic Civilization Ser.
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505 0 |a Cover -- Title -- Copyright -- Dedication -- Contents -- List of Maps and Tables -- Acknowledgments -- Note on Transliteration and Dates -- List of Abbreviations -- Part One Narratives and Methods -- 1 Kūfa and the Classical Narratives of Early Shī'ism -- Shī'ism United -- Imami Shī'ism -- Zaydī Shī'ism -- Summary and Structure -- 2 Confronting the Source Barrier -- The Search for Early Sources -- Methodology -- Geography -- Structure -- Legal Authorities. -- The Composition of Isnads - Transmitters And Shared Links. -- Narrative Style. -- Question/answer. -- Eyewitness Accounts. -- Direct Quotes of Legal Opinions. -- Exemplary Statements. -- Written Correspondence. -- Sign/list Traditions. -- Exegesis and Biblical Stories. -- Emerging Identities -- Part Two Case Studies -- 3 In the Name of God -- The Juristic Context -- The Hanafīs -- The Mālikīs -- The Shāfi'īs -- The Hanbalīs -- The Imāmīs -- The Zaydīs -- The Legal Landscape -- Comparing the Kūfan Traditions -- The Kūfan Traditions - An Overview -- Authorities -- Chains and Transmitters -- Narrative Style -- Conclusion -- 4 Curses and Invocations -- The Juristic Context -- The Hanafīs -- The Mālikīs -- The Shāfi'īs -- The Hanbalis -- The Imamis -- The Zaydis -- The Legal Landscape -- Comparing the Kūfan Traditions -- The Kūfan Traditions - An Overview -- Authorities -- Chains and Transmitters -- Narrative Style -- Conclusion -- 5 Drinking Matters -- The Juristic Context -- Visiting a Premodern Kūfan Pub: Definitions and Explanations -- The Hanafīs -- The Mālikīs -- The Shāfi'īs -- The Hanbalīs -- The Imāmīs -- The Zaydīs -- The Legal Landscape -- Comparing the Kūfan Traditions -- The Kūfan Traditions - An Overview -- Authorities -- Chains and Transmitters -- Narrative Style -- Conclusion -- Part Three the Emergence of Shi'ism -- 6 Dating Sectarianism -- A Broad Assessment. 
505 8 |a The Case for Evolution -- Contesting the Revolt of Zayd b. 'alī (122/740) -- The Consolidation of Batrī Zaydism (122-45/740-63) -- The Tipping Point (145-68/763-85) -- The Emergence of Jārūdī Zaydism (169/786) -- Marginality and the Triumph of Jārūdī Zaydism (170-89/787-805) -- Zaydism Reinterpreted -- 7 The Problem of the Ambiguous Transmitter -- The Examination of Men -- The Loyalties of the Ambiguous -- Conclusion -- 8 The Mosque and the Procession -- From Tribal Mosque to Sectarian Space -- The Demarcation of Sacred Space -- The Power of Pilgrimage -- Conclusion -- 9 Conclusion -- Bibliography -- Index -- Cambridge Studies In Islamic Civilization. 
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