The Origins and Early Development of Shi`a Islam

S.H.M.Jafri

Chapter 1
Conceptual Foundations

Chapter 2
Saqifa: The First Manifestations

Chapter 3
`Ali and the First Two Caliphs

Chapter 4
The Re-emergence of the `Alid Party

Chapter 5
Kufa: Stage of Shi`i Activities

Chapter 6
The Abdiction of Hasan

Chapter 7
The Martyrdom of Husayn

Chapter 8
The Reaction after Karbala

Chapter 9
The Struggle for Legitimacy

Chapter 10
The Imamate of Ja'far as-Sadiq

Chapter 11
The Doctrine of the Imamate


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