Books Home - Hardcover, Paperback, Large Print, Audio CDs and AudiocassettesBiographies - Hardcover, Paperback, Large Print, Audio CDs and AudiocassettesBusiness - Hardcover, Paperback, Large Print, Audio CDs and AudiocassettesChildrens - Hardcover, Paperback, Large Print, Audio CDs and AudiocassettesComputers - Hardcover, Paperback, Large Print, Audio CDs and AudiocassettesCooking - Hardcover, Paperback, Large Print, Audio CDs and AudiocassettesEntertainment - Hardcover, Paperback, Large Print, Audio CDs and Audiocassettes
Health - Hardcover, Paperback, Large Print, Audio CDs and AudiocassettesHome & Garden - Hardcover, Paperback, Large Print, Audio CDs and AudiocassettesMystery & Thrillers - Hardcover, Paperback, Large Print, Audio CDs and AudiocassettesNonfiction - Hardcover, Paperback, Large Print, Audio CDs and AudiocassettesReligion - Hardcover, Paperback, Large Print, Audio CDs and AudiocassettesRomance - Hardcover, Paperback, Large Print, Audio CDs and AudiocassettesScienceTravel - Hardcover, Paperback, Large Print, Audio CDs and Audiocassettes

Search  
Books Books > Religion & Spirituality > Islam > Shiism

 


Browse Bestsellers: 1 - 17
1.   The Assassins
by Bernard Lewis

Oxford Univ Pr (Trade)
Paperback - 166 pages
(April 1987)


Click here for more info
No customer rating available (Be the first to review it)

2.
An Introduction to Shi'I Islam : The History and Doctrines of Twelver Shi'Ism
by Moojan Momen

Yale Univ Pr
Paperback
Reprint edition (February 1987)



Click here for more info
Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
abubakrs2@yahoo.com , May 2, 1999 5 out of 5 stars
The most comprehensive book available about Shia Islam
I have read many books about the religious development and history of Shia Islam and have to say without any hesitation that this is the most detailed and objective book I have ever read on the subject. The author, Mr. Momen, has done a thorough job of accurately presenting its early history as well... Read more

 


3.   Islam in Practice : Religious Beliefs in a Persian Village
by Reinhold Loeffler

State Univ of New York Pr
Paperback - 312 pages
(December 1988)



Click here for more info
No customer rating available (Be the first to review it)

4.   Know Your Islam
by Yousuf N. Lalljee

Tahrike Tarsile Qur'an
Paperback - 255 pages
2nd edition (March 1987)


Click here for more info
No customer rating available (Be the first to review it)

5.   The Shiites : Ritual and Popular Piety in a Muslim Community
by David Pinault

St Martins Pr (Short)
Paperback
Reprint edition (October 1993)



Click here for more info
No customer rating available (Be the first to review it)
From Book News, Inc. , February 1, 1993
Pinault (religion and Islamic studies, Colgate U.) describes Shiism as a religion rather than as the political movement that most people think of it as. He outlines the history of the sect, the similarities and differences between it and Sunni traditions, esoteric dimensions, regional variations,... Read more

 


6.   Without Forgetting the Imam : Lebanese Shi'Ism in an American Community
by Linda S. Walbridge

Wayne State Univ Pr
Hardcover - 280 pages
(December 1996)



Click here for more info
No customer rating available (Be the first to review it)

7.
Mediaeval Isma'Ili History and Thought
by Farhad Daftary(Editor)

Cambridge Univ Pr (Short)
Hardcover - 331 pages
(June 1996)



Click here for more info
No customer rating available (Be the first to review it)

8.   Shi'Ism Doctrines, Thought, and Spirituality
by Seyyed Hossein Nasr(Editor), et al

State Univ of New York Pr
Hardcover - 401 pages
(September 1988)



Click here for more info
Avg. Customer Review:
5 out of 5 stars
Haider Ali Mirza (hmirza@knox.edu , September 26, 1999 5 out of 5 stars
An insider's comments on this book
Being a Shia and an avid student of Shiaism, it has always been a frustration for me to read books which are written by half-baked authors who don't even bother scratching the surface of a religion and its ideals and write about it.

I have read several books by authentic Shia scholars from Iran and... Read more

 


9.   Extremist Shiites : The Ghulat Sects (Contemporary Issues in the Middle East)
by Matti Moosa

Syracuse Univ Pr
Hardcover - 580 pages
1st Ed. edition (March 1988)



Click here for more info
Avg. Customer Review:
3 out of 5 stars
A reviewer, April 22, 1999 5 out of 5 stars
Excellent resource for the curious or scholarly
While this text may not completely satisfy critics from countries in which the Islamic perspective is dominant, for scholars and students from the West this volume is a rich resource, and is perhaps the only comprehensive work on this subject yet in print in English. Moosa explains in great detail,... Read more

 


10.   The Shi`Is of Iraq
by Yitzhak Nakash, Yitzhak Hakash

Princeton Univ Pr
Paperback
Reprint edition (January 1996)



Click here for more info
No customer rating available (Be the first to review it)
Book Description
Iraqi Shi'is, the country's majority group, are nevertheless politically disinherited, as was vividly demonstrated in the aftermath of the Gulf War. Here Yitzhak Nakash provides a rich historical background for understanding their place in today's Sunni-dominated Iraq. The first comprehensive work... Read more

 


11.   The Fatimids and Their Traditions of Learning
by Heinz Halm

St. Martin's Press
Hardcover - 150 pages
(July 1997)



Click here for more info
No customer rating available (Be the first to review it)

12.   Contemplation and Action : The Spiritual Autobiography of a Muslim Scholar
by Nasir Al-Din Tusi, et al

I B Tauris & Co Ltd
Hardcover - 140 pages
(June 1998)



Click here for more info
No customer rating available (Be the first to review it)

13.
The Shi'Is of Iraq
by Yitzhak Nakash

Princeton Univ Pr
Hardcover - 312 pages
(April 1994)



Click here for more info
No customer rating available (Be the first to review it)
Book Description
Iraqi Shi'is, the country's majority group, are nevertheless politically disinherited, as was vividly demonstrated in the aftermath of the Gulf War. Here Yitzhak Nakash provides a rich historical background for understanding their place in today's Sunni-dominated Iraq. The first comprehensive work... Read more

 


14.   Religion and Politics in Iran
by Nikki R. Keddie

Yale Univ Pr
Hardcover
(May 1983)



Click here for more info
No customer rating available (Be the first to review it)

15.   On God, Destiny and Existents (Islamic Translation Series)
by Nasir Al-Din Al-Tusi, Parviz Morewedge (Translator)

Brigham Young Univ Pr
Hardcover - 180 pages
(January 1999)



Click here for more info
No customer rating available (Be the first to review it)
Book Description
Nasir al-Din al-Tusi (1201-1274) was a renowned authority on and defender of Avicenna, who is regarded as one of the most influential of all Muslim philosophers. A brilliant thinker in his own right, al-Tusi was the author of over one hundred works dealing with astronomy and philosophy as well as... Read more

 


16.   Shiism
by Heinz Halm, Janet C. Watson (Translator)

Columbia University Press
Hardcover - 288 pages
(October 1992)



Click here for more info
No customer rating available (Be the first to review it)

17.   The Arab Shi'a : The Forgotten Muslims
by Rend Rahim Francke(Editor), Graham E. Fuller

St Martins Pr (Short)
Hardcover - 256 pages
(November 1999)



Click here for more info
No customer rating available (Be the first to review it)

Browse Bestsellers: 1 - 17

Top of Page
Search  


Browse books by interest:

Art Books - Hardcover, Paperback, Large Print, Audiocassettes, Audio CDs Entertainment Books - Hardcover, Paperback, Large Print, Audiocassettes, Audio CDs Professional Books - Hardcover, Paperback, Large Print, Audiocassettes, Audio CDs
Audiobooks Books - Hardcover, Paperback, Large Print, Audiocassettes, Audio CDs Health Books - Hardcover, Paperback, Large Print, Audiocassettes, Audio CDs Reference Books - Hardcover, Paperback, Large Print, Audiocassettes, Audio CDs
Biographies Books - Hardcover, Paperback, Large Print, Audiocassettes, Audio CDs History Books - Hardcover, Paperback, Large Print, Audiocassettes, Audio CDs Religion Books - Hardcover, Paperback, Large Print, Audiocassettes, Audio CDs
Business Books - Hardcover, Paperback, Large Print, Audiocassettes, Audio CDs Home Books - Hardcover, Paperback, Large Print, Audiocassettes, Audio CDs Romance Books - Hardcover, Paperback, Large Print, Audiocassettes, Audio CDs
Childrens Books - Hardcover, Paperback, Large Print, Audiocassettes, Audio CDs Literature Books - Hardcover, Paperback, Large Print, Audiocassettes, Audio CDs Science Books - Hardcover, Paperback, Large Print, Audiocassettes, Audio CDs
Christian Books - Hardcover, Paperback, Large Print, Audiocassettes, Audio CDs Mystery Books - Hardcover, Paperback, Large Print, Audiocassettes, Audio CDs Science Fiction Books - Hardcover, Paperback, Large Print, Audiocassettes, Audio CDs
Computers Books - Hardcover, Paperback, Large Print, Audiocassettes, Audio CDs Nonfiction Books - Hardcover, Paperback, Large Print, Audiocassettes, Audio CDs Travel Books - Hardcover, Paperback, Large Print, Audiocassettes, Audio CDs
Cooking Books - Hardcover, Paperback, Large Print, Audiocassettes, Audio CDs Parenting Books - Hardcover, Paperback, Large Print, Audiocassettes, Audio CDs