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The word Imamate has multiple meanings.
Imamah (Shi'a doctrine)
Islamic term referring to the right of
and Imams directly descended from him to exclusively lead the
politically and spiritually.
Imamate (Imamah) in
theology generally refers to a
(Khilafah) politically lead by any
chosen by majority consensus.
- a state during the early and mid 19th Century in the Eastern Caucasus.
Imamate and Leadership
, a book by Islamic scholar Mujtaba Musavi Lari
Imamate: The Vicegerency of the Prophet, a book by Sayyid
Sa'id Akhtar Rizvi
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