Bruce A. McMenomy, Ph.D. and Christe A. McMenomy, Ph.D. for Scholars Online
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36: Mon, Jan 22, 2018
Please post in the forum for the day a short essay in response to this question:
Sunni and Shi’a Islam disagreed on the rightful descent of not only political authority, but also of the responsibility and prerogative of interpreting the Qu’ran and other cornerstones of Islam. How does this disagreement affect the power within the Caliphates, and how can one analyze it in terms of the inevitable intersection of imperium and auctoritas? Consider:
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