Volume 6, Number 2, Spring 2013

Table of Contents

Articles

Conversion to Shi‘ism in East Africa

pp. 131-154
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Pirship in Badakhshan: The Role and Significance of the Institute of the Religious Masters (Pirs) in Nineteenth and Twentieth Century Wakhan and Shughnan

pp. 155-175
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The Role of Dreams in the Political Affairs of the Safavid Dynasty

pp. 177-198
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The Symbolic Expression of Power and Religion in the Public Buildings in Safavid Iran: A Conceptual Interpretation

pp. 199-218
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Book Reviews

Islamic Philosophy, Science, Culture, and Religion: Studies in Honor of Dimitri Gutas ed. by Felicitas Opwis and David Reisman (review)

pp. 219-223
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Avicenna’s Deliverance: Logic by Asad Q. Ahmed (review)

pp. 224-231
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Gender, Sainthood, and Everyday Practice in South Asian Shi‘ism by Karen G. Ruffle (review)

pp. 232-234
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Foucault and the Iranian Revolution: Gender and the Seductions of Islamism by Janet Afary and Kevin B. Anderson (review)

pp. 235-238
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Political Islam, Iran, and the Enlightenment: Philosophies of Hope and Despair by Ali Mirsepassi (review)

pp. 239-241
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Sufi Bodies: Religion and Society in Medieval Islam by Shahzad Bashir (review)

pp. 242-248
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Book Notes

pp. 249-253
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