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Religion and Politics in Iran

Shi`ism from Quietism to Revolution

by Nikki R. Keddie

  • 342 Want to read
  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Yale University Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • History of ideas, intellectual history,
  • POLITICS & GOVERNMENT,
  • Religion & Beliefs,
  • Iran,
  • Islam - Shi"a,
  • Islam - Shi"ism,
  • Islam,
  • Islamic Government,
  • Religion - World Religions,
  • Islam and politics,
  • Politics and government,
  • Shiah,
  • Shåi°ah

  • The Physical Object
    FormatHardcover
    Number of Pages260
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL9617997M
    ISBN 100300028741
    ISBN 109780300028744

    Freedom of religion in Iran is marked by Iranian culture, major religion and politics. Iran is officially and in practice an Islamic republic—the Constitution of the Islamic Republic of Iran mandates that the official religion of Iran is Shia Islam and the Twelver Ja'fari school, and also mandates that other Islamic schools are to be accorded full respect, and their followers are .


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