The Shiites

Ritual and Popular Piety in a Muslim Community

  • Authors
  • David Pinault

Table of contents

  1. Front Matter
    Pages i-xiii
  2. An Introduction to the Shiite Tradition in Islam

  3. Ritual and Popular Devotion in a Shiite Community: Muharram Liturgies of Hyderabad

  4. Conclusion

    1. Front Matter
      Pages 167-167
  5. Back Matter
    Pages 177-210

About this book


This book describes what Shiism means to those who actually practice it and serves as both an excellent introduction to the subject and an original work of scholarship.


Islam religion

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