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Background of the history and theology of concepts like Qa'im, Mahdi, ghayba, and the hidden twelfth Imam. No mention of the Bahá'í Faith.

The Crisis of the Imamate and the Institution of Occultation in Twelver Shiism:
A Sociohistorical Perspective

by Said Amir Arjomand

published in International Journal of Middle East Studies, 28:4, pages 491-515
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