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Religion and Society in Qajar Iran : Routledge/Bips Persian Studies - Robert Gleave

Religion and Society in Qajar Iran

Routledge/Bips Persian Studies

By: Robert Gleave (Editor)

Hardcover Published: 20th December 2004
ISBN: 9780415338141
Number Of Pages: 496

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This book brings together studies by experts in the study of religion in nineteenth century Iran. Broad areas covered include the relationship between religion and the state, the importance of archival materials for the study of religion, the developments in Qajar religious thought, the position of religious minorities in Qajar Iran and the relationship between religion and Qajar culture. The centrality of Shi'ite Islam to any understanding of Qajar religion is emphasised, though non-Muslim religious communities, and their relationship with the Shi'ite hierarchy and the state are also studied. For the first time, a collection of studies by the leading researchers in the field are collected in one place. The collection represents the proceedings of a conference in September 2000 at the University of Bristol. Kamran Aghaie, University of Texas at Austin, USA Abbas Amanat, Hall of Graduate Studies, USA Said Amir Arjomand, State University of New York at Stony Brook, USA Juan

'A valuable prioneering study that draws attention to a topic which demands far more attention from historians.' - Baha'i Studies Review 13

Religion and Society in
An Introduction
Religion and the State in the Qajar Period
Political Ethic and Public Law in the Early Qajar Period Said
Jihad and the Religious Legitimacy of the Early Qajar State
From DAr al-SalA"ana-yi IfahAn To DAr al-khilafa-yi A"ihrAn: Continuity and Change in the Safavid Model of State-Religious Administration during the Qajars (from 1795-1895 /1209-1313)
Religious and State Jurisdiction during NA A'ir al-DA n ShA h's Reign
Religious Thought in the Qajar Period
Being (wujA"d) and Sanctity (wilA ya): Two Poles of Intellectual and Mystical Enquiry in
Orthodoxy and Heterodoxy in Twelver Shiaism: The case of AA}mad al-AA}sA A
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ISBN: 9780415338141
ISBN-10: 041533814X
Series: Routledge/Bips Persian Studies
Audience: Tertiary; University or College
Format: Hardcover
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 496
Published: 20th December 2004
Publisher: TAYLOR & FRANCIS
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 23.98 x 16.31  x 2.69
Weight (kg): 0.98
Edition Number: 1