Challenging transnational Shiʿi authority in Baʿth Syria

Edith Szanto
  • British Journal of Middle Eastern Studies, October 2017, Taylor & Francis
  • DOI: 10.1080/13530194.2017.1387420

Female Religious Authority among Shi'is in Syria

What is it about?

This article shows how women at a Shi'i seminary in Syria challenged religious authority emanating from Iraq and Iran.

Why is it important?

It is the only article on Shi'i women's practices and their claims to authority in Syria.

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