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The origins of the Druze religion

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an edition of Ḥamza's writings and an analysis of his doctrine
Abstract:

The thesis attempts to set out the doctrines of Ḥamza b. 'Alī al-Zūzanī, the earliest and most essential teachings of the Druze religion, and to indicate some of the ways in which they are related to Ismā'ilism, the source from which the Druze religion springs.

The major part of the thesis is thus an edition of Ḥamza's writings, together with the writings of his lieutenant, Ismā'il b. Muḥammad al-Tamīmī and a few other pieces by the Imām al-Ḥākim and others, forming in all the firs...

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Institution:
University of Oxford
Department:
Faculty of Oriental Studies
Role:
Author
Publication date:
1972
Type of award:
DPhil
Level of award:
Doctoral
Awarding institution:
University of Oxford
Source identifiers:
602326713 and 602326712
Language:
English and Arabic
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Deposit date:
2013-01-21

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