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The Shadow of God and the Hidden Imam

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The Shadow of God and the Hidden Imam

Saïd Amir Arjomand, "The Shadow of God and the Hidden Imam: Religion, Political Order, and Societal Change in Shi'ite Iran from the Beginning to 1890"
English | 2010 | ISBN: 0226027848 | PDF | pages: 367 | 13.6 mb

Dismissing oversimplified and politically charged views of the politics of Shi'ite Islam, Said Amir Arjomand offers a richly researched sociological and historical study of Shi'ism and the political order of premodern Iran that exposes the roots of what became Khomeini's theocracy.