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Changes in Religion and Politics

Antony Black

in The West and Islam: Religion and Political Thought in World History

Published in print:
2008
Published Online:
May 2008
ISBN:
9780199533206
eISBN:
9780191714498
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199533206.003.0008
Subject:
Political Science, Political Theory

The papalist revolution of the 11th century led to greater divergence between the political thought of the West and of Islam and Byzantium. Pope Gregory VII's views on papal sovereignty provided a ... More


Conclusion

Adam R. Gaiser

in Muslims, Scholars, Soldiers: The Origin and Elaboration of the Ibadi Imamate Traditions

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199738939
eISBN:
9780199894598
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738939.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The historical study of the Ibāḍiyya offers a means by which scholars can gain a fresh perspective on the course of Islamic history by side-stepping the usual Sunni and Shi‘ite accounts and ... More


Introduction

Abdulaziz Sachedina

in Islamic Biomedical Ethics Principles and Application

Published in print:
2009
Published Online:
May 2009
ISBN:
9780195378504
eISBN:
9780199869688
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195378504.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The major objective of this chapter is to introduce the Islamic ethical discourse in the context of newly emerging field of bioethics in the Muslim world. What is critically needed in the Muslim ... More


The Uncertain Nation, 1921–1936

Adeed Dawisha

in Iraq: A Political History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157931
eISBN:
9781400846238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157931.003.0004
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter discusses the efforts to create a nation out of Iraq's disparate communities. One of the most urgent and important tasks that was undertaken by the new Iraqi state was to mold disparate ... More


Nationalism and the Ethnosectarian Divide, 1936–1958

Adeed Dawisha

in Iraq: A Political History

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
October 2017
ISBN:
9780691157931
eISBN:
9781400846238
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Princeton University Press
DOI:
10.23943/princeton/9780691157931.003.0007
Subject:
History, Middle East History

This chapter analyzes the growing divide between political elites in the wake of the military coup. In fact, the aftermath of the Bakr Sidqi coup can be seen as an effort by the out-group to move ... More


The Origin of Key Shiʿite Thought Patterns in Islamic History

Adel S. al-Abdul Jader

in Living Islamic History: Studies in Honour of Professor Carole Hillenbrand

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
March 2012
ISBN:
9780748637386
eISBN:
9780748653218
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9780748637386.003.0001
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter discusses the origins of some of the key concepts to the Shi،ite beliefs and to the intellectual life of Shi،ite Muslims, and briefly recounts the political–religious division that ... More


The Mahdi and Jesus as Allies against al-Dajjal (the Antichrist)

Zeki Saritoprak

in Islam's Jesus

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
September 2014
ISBN:
9780813049403
eISBN:
9780813050171
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Florida
DOI:
10.5744/florida/9780813049403.003.0006
Subject:
History, History of Religion

Including the views of a number of important commentators and scholars, among them Ibn al-‘Arabi, Ibn Khaldun, and Bediüzzaman Said Nursi, chapter 6 specifically addresses the relationship among ... More


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