Chapter 5. Shī'ism

  1. Youssef M. Choueiri
  1. Robert Gleave

Published Online: 26 NOV 2007

DOI: 10.1002/9780470996423.ch6

A Companion to the History of the Middle East

A Companion to the History of the Middle East

How to Cite

Gleave, R. (2005) Shī'ism, in A Companion to the History of the Middle East (ed Y. M. Choueiri), Blackwell Publishing Ltd, Oxford, UK. doi: 10.1002/9780470996423.ch6

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 26 NOV 2007
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 2005

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9781405106818

Online ISBN: 9780470996423

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Keywords:

  • religious movements;
  • political succession;
  • caliphate;
  • islam;
  • muslim community

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • The Imāmī or Twelver Shī'ites

  • The Ismā'īlīya

  • The Zaydīya

  • Shī'ism in the Modern Middle East