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Algar, Hamid

Overview
Works: 107 works in 535 publications in 4 languages and 9,303 library holdings
Genres: History  Poetry  Constitutions  Constitution  Commentaries  Criticism, interpretation, etc  Lectures  Biography 
Roles: Author, Translator, Editor, Annotator, Other, Composer, tra
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Most widely held works by Hamid Algar
Islam and revolution : writings and declarations of Imam Khomeini by Ruhollah Khomeini( Book )

39 editions published between 1980 and 2014 in English and Persian and held by 1,104 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This unprecedented collection in English of notable works by Imam Khomeini, ranging in date from 1941 to 1980, makes it possible for non-Iranians to become directly acquainted with his ideas and to examine the convictions that underlay his indomitable mien. He was undeniably one of the most important figures of the age, not only for his roles as principle strategist of a successful revolutionary movement and supervisor of the Islamic order it ushered in, but also for his unhesitating promotion of what he saw as a global Islamic mission -- the union of all Muslim peoples
Religion and state in Iran, 1785-1906; the role of the ulama in the Qajar period by Hamid Algar( Book )

29 editions published between 1969 and 1980 in English and held by 858 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The perfect guide to the sciences of the Qurān by Suyūṭī( )

13 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 814 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Al-Itqan is the most important work of al-Suyuti in the field of Qur'anic Sciences. The work found its way to many circles both near and far in the Islamic world. It was first published in the years 1271, 1278, 1279, 1306, 1317 and 1318 AH, in two volumes, but the translation presented here is of a publication of four volumes published in 1387 AH (1967 AD). The translation at hand is of the first volume. Al-Itqan is perhaps the most outstanding work of its kind in the field of Qur'anic Sciences. Exhaustive in its sources and its subjects, thoughtfully and lucidly written, the work is also well arranged. Readers will be taken by the depth, breadth, scope and mastery of the author while noting how much Muslim scholars have devoted to the study of the Qur'an and how varied and diverse were the fields in which those studies were made. A must to the specialist of Qur'anic Studies, the work is highly recommended to the initiate
An anthology of modern Arabic poetry by Mounah Abdallah Khouri( Book )

18 editions published between 1974 and 1975 in English and held by 686 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Fundamentals of Islamic thought : God, man, and the universe by Murtaz̤á Muṭahharī( Book )

5 editions published in 1985 in English and held by 614 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

God and his attributes : lessons on Islamic doctrine by Mujtabá Mūsavī Lārī( Book )

39 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in English and held by 613 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Seal of the Prophets and his message : lessons on Islamic doctrine by Mujtabá Mūsavī Lārī( Book )

49 editions published between 1977 and 2010 in English and held by 598 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

This book explains the Islamic view of Prophet hood and the particular role played by the Prophet of Islamic as the Seal of the Prophet. It also includes a summary account of the life of the Prophet of Islam
On the sociology of Islam : lectures by ʻAlī Sharīʻatī( Book )

12 editions published between 1979 and 2017 in English and held by 571 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

In preparing the way for the unparalleled surge of Islamic revival in Iran, many factors have been at work. One of the most important is the legacy of Dr. Ali Shari'ati (1933-1977). A teacher, scholar and writer, Shari'ati and a dynamic influence on the young people of Iran with his classes, discussions, free lectures and articles during the 1960's and 1970's. Shari'ati was a sociologist, educated in Mashhad and Paris, as well as a student of history and philosophy. He subjected contemporary society to careful examination, using the terms, experiences and concepts found in Islamic philosophy and culture for his analysis. He formulated and presented to his students and readers a coherent Islamic world-view and an ideology of social, political and economic change. His views have contributed much to the Iranian Islamic revolution. Shari'ati works are constantly reprinted and eagerly studies through-out Iran. This anthology is the first systematic presentation in English of some of his major ideas. -- Back cover
Mīrzā Malkum Khān; a study in the history of Iranian modernism by Hamid Algar( Book )

10 editions published between 1973 and 1990 in English and Persian and held by 372 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Wahhabism : a critical essay by Hamid Algar( Book )

8 editions published between 2001 and 2002 in English and held by 319 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran by Iran( Book )

7 editions published in 1980 in English and held by 305 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The Embassy of the Islamic Republic of Iran in Ottawa, Canada, presents the full text of the Iranian Constitution. The Constitution addresses such issues as the official language, civil rights, legislative and executive power, foreign policy, the judiciary, and more
Occidentosis : a plague from the West by Jalāl Āl Aḥmad( Book )

10 editions published between 1983 and 1984 in English and held by 263 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The path of God's bondsmen from origin to return = (Merṣād al-ʻebād men al-mabdāʼ elāʼl-maʻād) : a Sufi compendium by ʻAbd Allāh ibn Muḥammad Najm al-Dīn Rāzī( Book )

14 editions published between 1980 and 2003 in English and Arabic and held by 262 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Society and economics in Islam : writings and declarations of Ayatullah Sayyid Mahmud Taleghani by Maḥmūd Ṭāliqānī( Book )

6 editions published between 1978 and 1982 in English and held by 248 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

At the time of his death in 1979, Ayatullah Taleghani was chairman of Iran's Revolutionary Council, a member of the Assembly of Experts elected to draft a constitution for a new Islamic Republic, and also leader of Friday prayers in Tehran. He had just delivered seven lectures on the Qur'an for television. He had recently travelled to northern Iran to mediate in conflicts with the Kurds. A fe months before that, in what were the final weeks of the old regime, he had arranged mourning ceremonies for masses of dead civilians and headed demonstrations calling for a new governmnet under the leadership of Khomeini. All this Taleghani accomplished in the space of mere ten months - - his release from prison for the last time had only come in November 1978. A foremost religious scholar with a reputation for independent thought, Taleghani spent most of his life in Tehran, where his outspoken opposition to the Pahlavi rulers resulted in his spending many years behind bars. There, with an inordinate amount of time for reflection and talk, he worked ceaselessly, writing his most notbale works and lecturing he fellow inmates. The prisons were packed with political dissenters, and many who have figured prominently in revolutionary Iran received theri schooling in Islam fro Taleghani
Imamate and leadership : lessons on Islamic doctrine (book four) by Mujtabá Mūsavī Lārī( Book )

15 editions published between 1996 and 2006 in English and held by 180 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Roots of the Islamic Revolution in Iran : four lectures by Hamid Algar( Book )

5 editions published in 2001 in English and held by 162 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Jami by Hamid Algar( Book )

8 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 133 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

On the life and works of Jami, 1414-1492, Persian poet
The Islamic revolution in Iran : transcript of a four-lecture course given by Hamid Algar at the Muslim Institute, London by Hamid Algar( Book )

11 editions published between 1980 and 1981 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Lessons on Islamic doctrine by Mujtabá Mūsavī Lārī( Book )

14 editions published between 1989 and 2010 in 3 languages and held by 106 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Volume 1: God and His attributes; Volume 2: The seal of the Prophet and his message; Volume 3: Resurrection, judgement, and the hereafter
The roots of the Islamic Revolution by Hamid Algar( Book )

10 editions published between 1983 and 2001 in English and held by 105 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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God and his attributes : lessons on Islamic doctrineOn the sociology of Islam : lecturesWahhabism : a critical essayConstitution of the Islamic Republic of IranOccidentosis : a plague from the WestThe path of God's bondsmen from origin to return = (Merṣād al-ʻebād men al-mabdāʼ elāʼl-maʻād) : a Sufi compendiumRoots of the Islamic Revolution in Iran : four lecturesLessons on Islamic doctrineThe roots of the Islamic Revolution
Alternative Names
Algar, Ḥamid 1940-

Hamid Algar 1940-

Hamid Algar britisch-amerikanischer Islamwissenschaftler

Hamid Algar Brits vertaler

Hamid Algar iranista e accademico britannico

الگار، حامد

الگار، حامد 1940-

حامد الگار

Languages
English (316)

Persian (3)

Spanish (1)

Arabic (1)