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

Adam Gaiser

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199738939
eISBN:
9780199894598
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199738939.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This study of the origin and development of the Ibāḍī imāmate ideal into its medieval Arabian and North African articulations traces the distinctive features of the Ibāḍī imāma to precedents among ... More


Introduction

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/9780199738939.003.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

The introduction presents a solution to the problem of Khārijite “exceptionalism” whereby Khārijite notions of political legitimacy are treated as either unique or archaic. This tendency remains the ... More


Imām al-Ẓuhūr

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/9780199738939.003.0002
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter traces the development of the Imām al-Ẓuhūr, or the Imām who rules with full authority during a time when the Ibāḍiyya may openly practice their particular form of Islam. This type of ... More


Imām al-Kitmān

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/9780199738939.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines the leadership of the Ibāḍī community during the state of secrecy (kitmān). It shows how ‘ilm became an essential trait of the imāmate through the early circles of quietist ... More


The Shārī Imām

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/9780199738939.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter traces the development of the concept of shirā’ (selling, exchange) as a type of martyrdom among the early Khārijites from its first articulations as praise for the early Khārijite ... More


Imām al-Difā‘, Imām al-Ḍa‘īf, and Community

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/9780199738939.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines the role of the Ibāḍī community—meaning primarily the scholars as representatives of the umma—as caretakers of the imāmate. A dynamic existed between Imām and ‘ulamā’, whereby ... 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


The Death of Mūsā al-Kāzim (d. 183/799): Knowledge and Suicide in Early Twelver ShĪʿĪsm

Najam Haider

in Martyrdom, Self-Sacrifice, and Self-Immolation: Religious Perspectives on Suicide

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780190656485
eISBN:
9780190656522
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/oso/9780190656485.003.0006
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter examines Twelver Shī‘ī scholarly treatments of martyrdom, with a particular focus on historical and theological discussions surrounding the figure of the Imām. Shī‘ī scholars attempted ... More


The Patrimonialist Revival and the Fight for Political Primacy (1284–1304)

Michael Hope

in Power, Politics, and Tradition in the Mongol Empire and the Ilkhanate of Iran

Published in print:
2016
Published Online:
October 2016
ISBN:
9780198768593
eISBN:
9780191821981
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198768593.003.0004
Subject:
History, World Early Modern History, Political History

Following the regicide of Aḥmad Tegüder, the senior Īlkhān commanders nominated Abaqa’s son, Arghun, as their new khan. This chapter analyses how Arghun gradually curtailed the power of his military ... More


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