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origins of the Druze people and religion
Philip Khuri Hitti
|Series||Columbia University Oriental studies -- v.28., Columbia University oriental studies -- v. 28.|
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|Pagination||viii, 80 p.|
|Number of Pages||80|
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out of 5 stars origins of the Druze People and Religion. Reviewed in the United States on Septem Verified Purchase. The book is not an easy 's more like an academic paper with many footnotes that references other works. Terms and names are not well explained. Read more. 2 people found this helpful/5(12).
This book is not an in-depth look at the Druze religion but it does deals with major historical events and dogma.
I think it would have been better if more attention was paid to what led to the split between other Ismaili Shia and how they differ from groups with Ismaili origins/5(12). The Druze, who can be traced back to eleventh-century Levant, have long intrigued scholars of the Middle East.
Their obscure origins and blending of beliefs from Ismaili Shiism, animism, Greek philosophy, Jewish and Christian mysticism, Iranian Gnosticism and even Buddhism, have set them apart from their neighbours/5(5). Buy this Book at Origins of the Druze People and Religion by Philip K.
Hitti  Contents Start Reading. The Druze, who primarily live in Lebanon, Syria and Israel, have a mysterious religion which has been the subject of much speculation over the centuries. In the 19th century manuscript copies of their religious literature were.
Origins of the Druze People and Religion Philip K. Hitti Format: Global Grey free PDF, epub, Kindle ebook Pages (PDF): 71 Publication Date: Download Links (below donate buttons):Author: Philip K. Hitti. The Druze, who can be traced back to eleventh-century Levant, have long intrigued scholars of the Middle East.
Their obscure origins and blending of beliefs from Ismaili Shi‘ism, animism, Greek philosophy, Jewish and Christian mysticism, Iranian Gnosticism and even Buddhism, have set them apart from their neighbours. Philip K.
Hitti reveals the remarkable Druze pantheon of. Origins of the Druze People and Religion, by Philip K. Hitti, , full text etext at How the 1,Year-Old Mystery of the Druze People’s Origin Was Solved For 1, years, the mysterious origin of the Druze people – who live almost exclusively in the mountains of Syria, Lebanon and Israel – has captivated linguists, historians, and sociologists.
Arguing that the Druze community has been politically alienated from the Lebanese state, this book explores the historical and political origins of this alienation.
The Druze Community and the Lebanese State contends that the origins of this alienation lie in the state’s national ideology, its political confessional system, and the Druze’s.
The Origins of the Druze People and Religion by Philip K. Hitti The mysterious religion of the Druze of Lebanon. origins of the Druze people and religion book "The Druze, who primarily live in Lebanon, Syria and Israel, have a mysterious religion which has been the subject of much speculation over the : Apps Publisher.
Addeddate Identifier Identifier-ark ark://tp Ocr ABBYY FineReader Ppi Scanner Internet Archive Python library dev4. Chapter V DRUZE THEOLOGY AND ITS SOURCES L THE PROBLEM WITH ITS DIFHCULTIES VarioHS Hypotheses: As in the case of determining the racial origins of the Druze people, so in the case of ascertaining the origin of their religion, all kinds of theories, some curious and amusing, others fantastic and naive, have been proposed.
The Druze still do not permit conversion, either away from or to their ge outside the Druze faith is rare and is strongly discouraged.
Many Druze religious practices are kept secret, even from the community as a whole. Only an elite of initiates, known as ʿuqqāl (“knowers”), participate fully in their religious services and have access to the secret teachings of the.
The Druze, who can be traced back to eleventh-century Levant, have long intrigued scholars of the Middle East. This work reveals the remarkable Druze pantheon of semi-deities and investigates their dogmas and rituals, noting the stratification between the few Uqqal (elect wise ones) and the numerous Jahil (ignorant ones).
FOR some nine hundred years, a strange national-religious body has lived in Syria. The Druzes have been the wonder of scholars, and the political opponents of those to whom the country in which they lived belonged.
All sorts of theories have been advanced by scholars to account for their peculiar te 5/5(1). The Origins of the Druze People and Religion by Philip K.
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Libros. Ir Buscar Hola Elige tu dirección /5(10). For 1, years, the mysterious origin of the Druze people – who live almost exclusively in the mountains of Syria, Lebanon and Israel – has captivated linguists, historians, and sociologists. THE DRUZE AND VEDIC ORIGINS. Abstract by Dr. David Wolf.
A serendipitous, though intensive, case study of Israeli Druze reveals striking similarities between Vedic and Druze philosophy and culture. This article uses these congruities as. Religion The origins of the Druze faith can be traced to Egypt in the early eleventh century.
Their faith subsequently spread to many regions in the Middle East and North Africa. The basis of the religion is the belief that at various times God has been divinely incarnated in a living person. “The racial origins of the Druze have been the subject of wild speculation over the years,” University of Haifa historian Kais Firro noted in his “A History of the Druzes.”.
Here are two recommendations: 1) The Druze Faith: Sami Nasib Makarem: : Books 2) The Olive and the Tree: The Secret Strength of the Druze: Ruth K. Westheimer, Gil Sedan: : Books. Hitti translated some excerpts in his book, The Origins of the Druze People and Religion as did Bryer in his thesis on the Druze, and a while back, there was an anonymous translation of this epistle published on Wikisource, which also seems to be a translation of de Sacy, though the quality is poor and the translation incomplete.
"A History of the Druzes" begins with an introduction to the early history of the Druzes, focusing on the religious, political, and social features that fostered the Druze community as a religious minority with its own particular characteristics, facilitating an understanding of the Druzes today.
Part two examines the period of decline of the Druzes in Lebanon and the emergence of their. Much like the Ashkenazic Jews, the origins of the Druze people and religion have fascinated historians, linguists and geneticists.
For nearly a millennium, travellers and their neighbours have wondered and hypothesised about the beginnings of this enduring people, and their exclusive religion in the mountains of Israel, Syria and Lebanon. Lowest price for Origins of the Druze People and Religion (Saqi Essentials) is £8.
This is currently the cheapest offer out of 3 retailers. Popular searches in Books. The Druze religion has its roots in Ismailism, a religio-philosophical movement which founded the Fatimid Caliphate in Egypt in the tenth century.
During the reign of al-Hakim ( - ) the Druze creed came into being, blending Islamic monotheism with. Philip K. Hitti published a serviceable book on the Druze entitled The Origins of the Druze People and Religion inwhich included some translations of Druze texts, and then David Bryer did his PhD thesis on the Druze in entitled The Origins of the Druze Religion, which I think still remains the best study on the Druze available in.
Druze Religion and Society Lifestyle and appearance of the Druze people have been a mystery to many. Their great similarity in language, food and outward signs of their culture to their Arab-Muslim surrounding is obvious. The Qur'ān is one of their holy books and they celebrate the Feast of Sacrifice ('Īd al-Adh a) just like their Size: KB.
This religion emerged inas founded by a group of ethnically diverse people. This new research confirmed this. "The populations with the smallest genetic distances to the Druze were: Turks, Armenians, Iranians and Egyptians," wrote the authors. Explores the political role the Druze sect played in the history of the Middle East and evaluates the community’s chances of survival in a time when religious tolerance and political democracy are still nascent.
Hitti, Philip K. Origins of the Druze People and Religion. Beirut, Lebanon: Saqi Books, E-mail Citation». “Unlike Jews and Christians, who have the status of “people of the Book” among Muslims, and are therefore are given some basic rights, Druze are simply heretics to Islam, and such heretics.
Some will say that they are Arabs, some will just say that they are Druze and nothing else. Most Lebanese and Syrian Druze will most probably say that they are Arabs - Israeli Druze on the other hand tend to identify themselves as Druze and not as. The Epistles of Wisdom are also referred to as the Kitab al-Hikma (Book of Wisdom) and Al-Hikma al-Sharifa.
Other ancient Druze writings include the Rasa'il al-Hind (Epistles of India) and the previously lost (or hidden) manuscripts such as al-Munfarid bi-Dhatihi and al-Sharia al-Ruhaniyya as well as others including didactic and polemic : Religious book.
The Lebanese Druze people are believed to constitute about percent of the total population of Lebanon and have around million members worldwide. The Druze, who refer to themselves as al-Muwahhideen, or "believers in one God," are concentrated in the rural, mountainous areas east and south of Beirut.
Under the Lebanese political division (Parliament of Lebanon Seat .The Druze are an Arabic-speaking people of the Middle East. There are more thanDruze. Most of them live in Syria and have emigrated to the United States and Canada.
The Druze practice a religion related to Islam and Christianity but more based on philosophy. Al-Hakim, a ruler of Egypt during the 11th century sponsored the religion which Israel: ,