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Saudi Clerics and Shi'a Islam

Raihan Ismail
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EBook; Book; Online
Published
New York, NY : Oxford University Press, 2016.
Language
English
Series
Oxford Scholarship Online
ISBN
9780190233334
Summary
This book examines the attitudes of the Saudi 'ulama' toward the Shi'a. It is an in-depth study of the theological convictions of the 'ulama' and their political motivation when examining Shi'a sects, communities, and political actors. The Saudi 'ulama' are known for their strong opposition to Shi'a theology, Shi'a communities in Saudi Arabia, and external Shi'a influences such as Iran and Hezbollah.
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1 online resource.
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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