Imamite


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Imamite

a member of the Shi’a sect of Muslims, who believe in a succession of twelve divinely inspired imams, from Ali to Muhamad al Muntazar.
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The Just Ruler in Shi'ite Islam: The Comprehensive Authority of the Jurist in Imamite Jurisprudence, Oxford University Press, Nueva York, 1988.
Abdulaziz Abdulhussein Sachedina, The Just Ruler in Shi'ite Islam: The Comprehensive Authority of the Jurist in Imamite Juristprudence (New York: Oxford University Press, 1988); and Ardalan Rezamand, "Use of Religious Doctrine and Symbolism in the Iran-Iraq War," Journal of the Centre for Studies of Religion and Society 9, no.
See Hossein Modarressi, Crisis and Consolidation in the Formative Period of Shi'ite Islam: Abu Ja'far ibn Qiba al-Razi and His Contribution to Imamite Shi'ite Thought (Princeton: Darwin, 1993), 93-94.
For a historical account of the formation of Twelver Shiism, see Hossein Modarressi, Crisis and Consolidation in the Formative Period of Shi'Ite Islam: Abu Ja'Far Ibn Qiba Al-Razi and His Contribution to Imamite Shi'Ite Thought (Princeton: Darwin Press, 1993).
See ABDULAZIZ SACHEDINA, THE JUST RULER IN SHI'ITE ISLAM: THE COMPREHENSIVE AUTHORITY OF THE JURIST IN IMAMITE JURISPRUDENCE (1988).
In post-tenth century Imamite (Twelver) Shiism, the Mahdi came to be identified as the Twelfth Imam, Muhammad the son of Hasan al-Askari, who will return from occultation at the end of time to fulfill the hopes of the Shi'i community and deliver mankind from degeneration.
See Abdulaziz Sachedina, The Just Ruler (al-sultan al-'adil) in Shi'ite Islam: The Comprehensive Authority of the Jurist in Imamite Jurisprudence (New York: Oxford Univ.
The Imam had hoodwinked some of his people so thoroughly that even after the Imamite was overthrown in 1962, it took near a decade of civil war for the country's revolution to survive.
Notes a propos de la walaya imamite (Aspects de l'imamologie duodecimaine, X).
Amir-Moezzi, professor at the Ecole Pratique des Hautes Etudes, author of several groundbreaking studies on early Twelver Shiism; and Christian Jambet, professor of philosophy, who has written extensively on Ismaili and Imamite Shiism.
45) L'examen synthetique qui va suivre tente d'apporter un modeste complement a ces pages, en s'appuyant surtout sur les sources les plus anciennes de hadith imamite, sources somme toute peu exploitees par le grand savant francais, ainsi que sur des etudes parues pour la plupart apres son deces.