Chapter 7. Sacred and Secular Rulers

  1. Charles Lindholm

Published Online: 7 APR 2008

DOI: 10.1002/9780470696170.ch7

The Islamic Middle East: Tradition and Change, Revised Edition

The Islamic Middle East: Tradition and Change, Revised Edition

How to Cite

Lindholm, C. (2002) Sacred and Secular Rulers, in The Islamic Middle East: Tradition and Change, Revised Edition, Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470696170.ch7

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 7 APR 2008
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2002

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405101462

Online ISBN: 9780470696170

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Keywords:

  • secular rulers;
  • government;
  • Islam;
  • egalitarian communitarianism;
  • messianism

Summary

This chapter contains section titled:

  • The Quest for the Redeemer: the Qarmati

  • Pragmatic Tribesmen: Buyids and Seljuks

  • The Religious Option