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Controversies in Formative Shi'i Islam The Ghulat Muslims and Their BeliefsIBTauris in association with the Institute of Ismaili StudiesAmong the various Muslim communities that were articulating their doctrinal positions in the early Islamic centuries one in particular was known derisively as the Ghulat 'extremists' This was owing to their specific interpretation of Islam which included an 'extreme' devotion to the Shi'i Imams and the family of the Prophet and controversial religious ideas s

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Lat first hand Mushegh Asatryan examines the development of the Ghulat writings situating the community within a broader historical context and offering a comprehensive survey of their distinctive cosmologyThrough his detailed analysis the book offers insight into the formation of one of the earliest religious traditions in Islamic history as well as the nature of the community in which texts were produced and circulat