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Sectarianism

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A narrow‐minded adherence to a particular sect (political, ethnic, or religious), often leading to conflict with those of different sects or possessing different beliefs. Sectarian...

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John J. Collins, Beyond the Qumran Community: The Sectarian Movement of the Dead Sea Scrolls.

Alison Schofield.

in Journal of Semitic Studies

October 2012; p ublished online June 2012 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History; Middle Eastern Languages; Literary Studies - World; Biblical Studies. 0 words.

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The Emergence of the Holy Man in Early Islamic Mysticism: The Myrtle in a Muslim Woman’s Dream and its Late Antique Echoes

Sara Sviri.

in Journal of Semitic Studies

October 2016; p ublished online August 2016 .

Journal Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History; Middle Eastern Languages; Literary Studies - World; Biblical Studies. 0 words.

This paper brings together an account of an early Muslim woman’s dream with texts relating to the ‘holy man’ and the spiritual hierarchy in early Islam. Both dream account and the holy men...