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This work is a highly readable introduction to Shaykh Mufid, the leading Shi'i scholar of his time, and it examines his contributions in the fields of jurisprudence, theology, and sacred history in clear and straightforward language.

"The series combines academic rigour and accuracy with jargon-free language. The book mades fascinating reading and helps to better understand the differences between Sunni and Imami theology and jurisprudence."

– Islam and Christianity

"This is a very good book.The author is intimately familiar with the subject matter and has a sure grasp of the sources, the issues involved and the state of research."

– Etan Kohlberg - The Hebrew University of Jerusalem

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