IMAMS AND EMIRS

STATE, RELIGION AND SECTS IN ISLAM
By (author)FUAD I. KHURI

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A study of Islamic sects in the Arab world, those that share the same distinguishing features, including geographical isolation, territorial exclusiveness, intensity of rituals and duality of religious organisation. This book examines various variables that differentiate a religion from a sect, and a sect from a religious community or minority.
ISBN: 0863564267
Publisher: SAQI BOOKS
Subtitle: STATE, RELIGION AND SECTS IN ISLAM
Author: FUAD I. KHURI

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0863564267

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2006

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270

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Fuad I Khuri was a distinguished Lebanese writer and academic. Among his many teaching appointments, he has been Visiting Professor at the Universities of Chicago and Oregon, and Professor of Social Anthropology at the American University of Beirut. He has written widely on the contemporary Arab world, covering topics such as social and cultural change, tribal and peasant societies, and religious organisation in Islam. He died in 2003.

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