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Ibâḍism: Origins and Early Development in Oman

John C. Wilkinson

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199588268
eISBN:
9780191595400
Item type:
book
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588268.001.0001
Subject:
Religion, Islam

Ibâḍism represents a branch of the third great division in Islam, that of the Khawârij. It survives in some isolated communities in North Africa, but manifested itself periodically in Oman as a full ... More


The Origins of Ibâḍism

John C. Wilkinson

in Ibâḍism: Origins and Early Development in Oman

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
January 2011
ISBN:
9780199588268
eISBN:
9780191595400
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199588268.003.0005
Subject:
Religion, Islam

This chapter examines Khâriji/Muhakkima beginnings, their adherence to the absolute authority of the Qur'ân, and the subsidiary role of the Prophet's sunna. All the early secessionists came from ... More


Political and Social Roots of Islamic Sects

Hussein Ahmad Amin

in The Sorrowful Muslim's Guide

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
May 2019
ISBN:
9781474437073
eISBN:
9781474453653
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press
DOI:
10.3366/edinburgh/9781474437073.003.0007
Subject:
Society and Culture, Middle Eastern Studies

This chapter introduces several ideological groups and sects within Islam such as the Khawarij, Shi’ites, Qadaris, Mu’tazilites, Zaydis and Druz and discusses the reasons for their emergence and ... More


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