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Shi'i Clerics in Iraq and Iran, 1722-1780

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AuthorJuan Cole
 
Title of item
Shi'i Clerics in Iraq and Iran, 1722-1780
 
Subtitle of item
The Akhbari-Usuli Conflict Reconsidered
 
Volume
18:1
 
Pages
3-34
Parent publication   Iranian Studies
Date of this edition 1985 Winter
LanguageEnglish
Permission author
Posted 2017-08-28 by Jonah Winters
Classified in Published Articles
URLbahai-library.com/cole_clerics_iraq_iran
Abstract A debate which came to shape Shi'i jurisprudence, between those who believed that only the Imams should be the source of law, vs. those who held that rational study of scripture could yield worthy principles. (No mention of the Babi or Baha'i faiths.)
Notes Purchase online at tandfonline.com.

On the Akhbaris and Usulis, see also Introduction to Shi'i Islam p. 117 and Shaykh Ahmad al-Ahsa'i on the Sources of Religious Authority.

Tags Iraq; Iran; Shiism; Shaykhism
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