Archive | May, 2012

The Flagellations of Muharram and the Shiite `Ulamâ

May 28, 2012

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Ende_Flagellations_of_Muharram In the attached article (see directly above), The Flagellations of Muharram and the Shiite Ulama, Professor Werner Ende examines the mourning ceremonies (ta’ziyat) popularized in contemporary Shiite religious practice (including, of course, tatbeer). Professor Ende makes clear that his analysis is not about the origin and subsequent historical trajectory of these performances, but instead […]

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Words of Women from the Egyptian Revolution – Sanaa Seif

May 7, 2012


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