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Religion and politics in contemporary Iran

clergy-state relations in the Pahlavī period

by Shahrough Akhavi

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Published by State University of New York Press in Albany .
Written in English

    Places:
  • Iran,
  • Iran.
    • Subjects:
    • Islam and politics -- Iran,
    • Ulama -- Iran,
    • Iran -- Politics and government -- 1941-1979

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references and indexes.

      StatementShahrough Akhavi.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsBP63.I68 A36
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxix, 255 p. ;
      Number of Pages255
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL4417966M
      ISBN 100873954084
      LC Control Number79022084

      Covering the last hundred years of Iranian history, "Religion and Politics in Modern Iran" introduces students to some of the most crucial political and religious texts of the period. Writers represented here include Seyyid Jamal al-Afghani, Shaykh Fazlallah Nuri, Ahmad Kasravi, Ali Shari'ati, Ayatollah Khomeini and Mehrangiz Kar.   This book edited by Ali Gheissari ihas 12 essays covering the economy,society and politics. The quality of the essays, footnotes and theses are first rate. If you like excellence in Iranian Studies - you will love this collection. My # 1 Essay was # Iran's Persian Gulf Policy in the Post-Saddam Era by Mohsen MilaniReviews: 4.

      Indispensable for understanding the recent conflicts in Iran, Religion and Politics in Contemporary Iran provides a political history of the fluctuating relationships between the Islamic clergy and Iranian government since How different factions of the clergy, or ulama first lost and then regained a powerful position in Iran is the subject of this book. Iran is a key player in some of the most crucial issues of our time. But because of its relative diplomatic isolation and the partisan nature of conflicting accounts voiced by different interest groups both inside and outside the country, there is a shortage of hard information about the scale and depth of social change in today's Iran. This book offers chapters on the nature and evolution of.

      Religion in the United States is remarkable in its high adherence level compared to other developed countries. The First Amendment to the country's Constitution prevents the government from having any authority in religion, and guarantees the free exercise of religion. A majority of Americans report that religion plays a "very important" role in their lives, a proportion unusual among. Contemporary Iran Economy, Society, Politics Edited by Ali Gheissari. In this volume, an imposing roster of both internationally renowned Iranian scholars and rising young Iranian academics offer essays - many based on recent fieldwork - on the nature and evolution of Iran's economy, significant aspects of Iran's changing society, and the dynamics of its domestic and international politics.


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