Shi’i Authority and the Challenge of Islamic Extremism : The Question of Muslim Unity in the Middle East. / Kalantari, Mohammad.

IB Tauris, 2020.

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Abstract

The main question that this book addresses is whether and to what extent the Shi’i clerics are likely to engage in a politics aimed at mitigating sectarianism and the rise of extremism. Based on detailed interviews with some 33 clerics in Iran, Iraq, and Lebanon, the book aims to shed light on how they perceive the contemporary world of Islam and what is their take on the rise of Islamic extremism.
Original languageEnglish
PublisherIB Tauris
Publication statusIn preparation - 2020

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