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The Return of Political Mahdism

Abstract : This chapter analyzes the role that mahdism plays in Shiism. The author argues that the originally politically neutral mahdist belief is increasingly taking root in politics of the Shiite world. He assesses the implications of this development discussing three specific cases.
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Jean-Pierre Filiu. The Return of Political Mahdism. Current trends in Islamist ideology, 2009, 8, pp.26 - 38. ⟨hal-03459983⟩

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