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The Druze in the Middle East: Their Faith, Leadership, Identity and Status

Nissim Dana
Format
Book
Published
Brighton ; Portland, Or. : Sussex Academic Press, 2003.
Language
English
ISBN
1903900360
Contents
  • pt. 1. Faith, commandments, and the life-cycle
  • The Druze faith and its believers
  • Fundamental principles of faith and the Druze tradition
  • Holidays, festivals, and holy places
  • The Druze faith in relation to non-Druze
  • The life-cycle of the Druze individual
  • pt. 2. Spiritual leadership and community organization
  • The Druze spiritual leadership in the Middle East
  • The status of the Druze and their community organization
  • pt. 3. Population, society, and identity in Israel
  • The Druze in Israel : demography, settlement, residence
  • Social and economic changes among the Druze in Israel
  • Strayers and those who return to the fold
  • pt. 4. Laws governing personal status
  • Laws of personal status of the Druze in Israel, Lebanon, and Syria : implementation in practice.
Description
xviii, 227 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references (p. [212]-216) and index.
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