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Sectarianism

Overview page. Subjects: Religion.

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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The Matter of Sectarianism

Max Weiss.

in The Oxford Handbook of Contemporary Middle-Eastern and North African History

P ublished online May 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History. 8459 words.

This chapter provides an introduction to the problem of sectarianism in the modern Middle East. Although the focus is on the Eastern Mediterranean from the mid-nineteenth century through...

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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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Political Movements in Bahrain Across the Long Twentieth Century (1900–2015)

Omar Al-Shehabi.

in The Oxford Handbook of Contemporary Middle-Eastern and North African History

P ublished online April 2017 .

Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History. 7923 words.

This chapter traces the birth, rise, and evolution of political movements in Bahrain throughout the long twentieth century, taking as its starting point the beginning of direct British...

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Sextarianism

Maya Mikdashi.

in The Oxford Handbook of Contemporary Middle-Eastern and North African History

P ublished online June 2018 .

Article. Subjects: Middle Eastern History; Contemporary History (Post 1945). 14012 words.

Lebanese statecraft and sovereignty emerge from the management of sectarian difference and sexual difference; two mutually constitutive modes of political difference. This chapter develops...

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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...

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