Hawza-yi' 'Ilmiyya

Hawza-yi' 'Ilmiyya

$40.00

For centuries, the hawza system of seminary education has produced outstanding scholars and fostered the development of Islamic studies throughout the Shi‘i world.The present book discusses the hawza from its formative period in the second Islamic century until the modern day. In addition to discussing the major hawza
centres of Qum and Najaf, it also discusses the history and development of hawzas in Rayy, Baghdad, Hilla, Jabal ‘Amil, Isfahan, Tehran, and Mashhad. Academic concerns – such as texts, curricula, and pedagogical methodologies – are discussed along with the sociopolitical conditions that affected the hawzas.

Book Title Hawza-yi' 'Ilmiyya
Publisher ENCYCLOPEDIA OF WORLD OF ISLAM PRESS
Type Books
Date Published Oct 14, 2016

For centuries, the hawza system of seminary education has produced outstanding scholars and fostered the development of Islamic studies throughout the Shi‘i world.The present book discusses the hawza from its formative period in the second Islamic century until the modern day. In addition to discussing the major hawza
centres of Qum and Najaf, it also discusses the history and development of hawzas in Rayy, Baghdad, Hilla, Jabal ‘Amil, Isfahan, Tehran, and Mashhad. Academic concerns – such as texts, curricula, and pedagogical methodologies – are discussed along with the sociopolitical conditions that affected the hawzas.

This book is part of a series of translations from the Encyclopaedia of the World of Islam (EWI) which was originally compiled in Persian. Other entries from this encyclopaedia which are available in English include Hadith, History and Historiography, Periodicals of the Muslim World, Muslim Organizations, Politics & Political Parties, Qur’anic Commentaries, Qur’anic Exegesis, Sufism, and Education in Islamic Civilisation.

Want to know more?

40 Hadīth for Children - Activity Book
$25.00 $22.00
40 Hadīth for Children consists of ahadīth from the Prophet and our Ahlul Bayt (a) in many different areas such as...
Add to cart
A Salute to the Master of Martyrs- A Commentary on Ziyarat Ashura
$30.00
A Salute to the Master of Martyrs: A Commentary on Ziyarat ‘Ashura Commentary & translation by Islamic Texts Institute Under...
Add to cart
A Shi`ite Anthology (New edition)-Tabatabai
$21.00
From the vast corpus of sayings of the Imams, a selection has been prepared by the most highly respected religious...
Add to cart
A Textbook on the Methods of Qur’anic Exegesis
$30.00
Description The science of tafsīr (exegesis of the Qur’an) was one of the earli­est academic activities in Islam. Since the...
Add to cart
Al Mizan Vol 39- Surah 70-77
$30.00
The English volume 39 is the translation of the first half of Arabic volume 20 of al-Mizan and covers chapters 70-77. These...
Add to cart
Al-Kafi Book III: God & His Oneness
$55.00
This is Vol 3 of the seminal book in the Hadith of the Shia. This book is available in store...
Add to cart
Al-Nudbah: A Devotional Elegy for the Prophet Muhammad and his Family (commentary)
$23.00
Al-Nudbah represents thousands of hours of work and the efforts of multiple individuals. It is not merely a translation of...
Add to cart
An Illustrated Ziyarah Guide To IRAQ
$24.00
Imam Muhammad al-Baqir (A): If people knew the reward for performing the ziyarah of Imam Husayn (A), their souls would leave...
Add to cart
Animals in the Quran – A 10-Book Series (Suggested Ages 6+)
$60.00 $45.00
We all know the Quran teaches us life lessons through the beautiful stories from history. Animals in the Quran focuses...
Add to cart
Blessed Names – A 14 Book Series (Suggested Ages 7+)
$55.00
Names — we all have one, and many of us even share ours with our beloved role models, the 14...
Add to cart