Shurat Legends, Ibadi Identities: Martyrdom, Asceticism, and the Making of an Early Islamic Community

Shurat Legends, Ibadi Identities: Martyrdom, Asceticism, and the Making of an Early Islamic Community

by Adam Gaiser

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Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781611176766
Publisher: University of South Carolina Press
Publication date: 10/15/2016
Series: Studies in Comparative Religion Series
Pages: 232
Product dimensions: 6.00(w) x 9.00(h) x (d)

About the Author


Adam Gaiser is an associate professor of religion at Florida State University where he teaches classes on Islamic studies. His research interests include early Islamic sectarianism, the Kh?rijites, Ib??iyya and early Sh??a. Gaiser is the author of Muslims, Scholars, Soldiers: The Origin and Elaboration of the Ib??? Im?mate Traditions.

Table of Contents

Series Editor's Preface ix

Acknowledgments xi

Notes on Transliteration, Dates, and Qur'anic Citations xiii

Introduction 1

1 Late Antique and Early Islamic Contexts 15

2 Shurat Battles, Shurat Bodies 45

3 Shurat Boundaries 87

4 Ibadi Appropriations 114

5 Ibadi Boundaries 152

Conclusion 169

Notes 177

Bibliography 207

Index 217

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