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Another wonderful, educational book about Islam. Great historical facts, and easy to read. Moojan Momen is a gifted writer and a incredible scholar!Published 17 months ago by Jane Kazeem
Interesting and very well written and gives a detailed account of shia sunni historical events. I cannot confirm that everything is true but seems to be correct as in religious... Read morePublished on January 14, 2013 by H. A. Syed
I found the detail in this book to be one of the best parts of it, because it goes into depth in regards to where certain traditions and concepts came from in regards to the Shia... Read morePublished on July 10, 2012 by Bob Darvish
good for explaining the convuluted history of shiaism and as an ex-12 Imami shia I found the argument convincing that the 12er shiaism is a invention of much later age .... Read morePublished on July 13, 2007 by Howitzer
A good place to begin the study of Shi'ism. Very readable. Well referenced. Lacks in detail though. Particularly useful are the chapters related to contemporary marjaes and the... Read morePublished on March 17, 2007 by Muhammad A. Syed