New Book – Walayah in the Fatimid Isma’ili tradition

New Book - Walayah in the Fatimid Isma'ili traditionIn this original study, Elizabeth R. Alexandrin examines the complex relationships that can be inscribed between medieval Ismā’īlī thought as an intellectual tradition with a devotional practice of reliance on the imām, and as a politico-esoteric system that redefined governance during the Fāṭimid caliphate in the eleventh century.

Find it on Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/exec/obidos/ASIN/1438466277/

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