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Religion, culture and politics in Iran

Joanna De Groot

Religion, culture and politics in Iran

from the Quajars to Khomeini

by Joanna De Groot

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Published by I.B. Tauris, Distributed in the United States of America by Palgrave Macmillan in London, New York, New York .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Religion -- Iran -- 20th century,
  • Religion and politics -- Iran -- 20th century,
  • Iran -- Politics and government -- 20th century,
  • Iran -- History -- Revolution, 1979

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 283-296) and index

    StatementJoanna de Groot
    SeriesLibrary of modern Middle East studies -- 25
    The Physical Object
    Paginationvii, 305 p. ;
    Number of Pages305
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL18295308M
    ISBN 101860645712
    ISBN 109781860645716

    Iranian religions are religions which originated in Greater Iran. Background. The beliefs, activities, and cultural events of the ancient Iranians in ancient Iran are complex matters. The ancient Iranians made references to a combination of several Aryans and non-Aryan tribes. Aryans, or ancient Iranians, worshiped natural elements such as the. Buy the Hardcover Book Identities In Crisis In Iran: Politics, Culture, And Religion by Ronen A. Cohen at , Canada's largest bookstore. Free shipping and pickup in store on eligible orders. Identities in Crisis in Iran aims at finding answers to the questions about the puzzling character of the Iranian identity.

    Iran - Iran - Religion: The vast majority of Iranians are Muslims of the Ithnā ʿAsharī, or Twelver, Shiʿi branch, which is the official state religion. The Kurds and Turkmen are predominantly Sunni Muslims, but Iran’s Arabs are both Sunni and Shiʿi. Small communities of Christians, Jews, and Zoroastrians are also found throughout the country. Get this from a library! Identities in crisis in Iran: politics, culture, and religion. [Ronen Cohen;] -- Identities in Crisis in Iran aims at finding answers to the questions about the puzzling character of the Iranian identity. The contributors acknowledge that identity, especially when it is faced.

    Syracuse University Press’s Gender, Culture, and Politics in the Middle East series focuses on gender as a category of analysis and as a process, in the study of the Middle East. The series examines the implications of political, social, and cultural developments in the region for . Political Culture Iran's government and politics have been considered perfectly legitimate to the Iranians, since centuries ago. However, recently there has been a downward trend of the legitimacy of the Iranian government and politics with many demanding reforms.


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Religion, Culture and Politics in Iran: From the Qajars to Khomeini (Library of Modern Middle East Studies) A new and original interpretation of the social history of religion in Iran from the s to the s. Drawing together religion and other social and cultural issues, it places the revolutionary upheavals of in the context of historical developments over the preceding century.

Religion and Politics in Iran is an excellent compilation of high quality selections. Divided into three parts, with an introduction by Keddie, the work also contains an extensive bibliography on Shi'ism and politics in Iran The Keddie book is excellent. Above all it focuses on the role of religion in Iranian politics, but not in terms of institutions and doctrines, or indeed as a monolithic explanation of Iranian politics, but as part of a complex network of occupation, kinship and power in daily as well as national : Vanessa Martin.

In this volume, the editor has assembled an interesting cast of novel insights on the complex, challenging, and interesting subject of identity in Iran, through the prisms of politics, culture, and religion. The origins of this book lie in my own reactions to these aspects of the recent past in Iran.

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A new and original interpretation of the social history of religion in Iran from the s to the s. Drawing together religion and other social and cultural issues, it places the revolutionary upheavals of in the context of historical developments over the preceding century.

The relationship between religion and politics in Iran is analyzed in an historical context from the ancient time, the role of religious leaders in the Iranian political movements is discussed with a focus on the Iranian Revolution and on the Islamic Government, and aspects of Shia radicalism and Iranian national character.

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