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Author Jahanbakhsh, Forough.

Title Islam, democracy and religious modernism in Iran, 1953-2000 : from Bāzargān to Soroush / by Forough Jahanbakhsh.

Published Boston : Brill, 2001.

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 UniM Bail  320.95509045 JAHA    AVAILABLE
Physical description vi, 201 pages ; 25 cm.
Series Social, economic, and political studies of the Middle East and Asia, 1385-3376 ; v. 77.
Social, economic, and political studies of the Middle East and Asia. 1385-3376 ; v. 77.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Chapter 1. What is Democracy? 5 -- Fundamental Principles of Democracy 9 -- Chapter 2. Democratic Norms in Islam 20 -- Freedom 23 -- Equality 31 -- Public Participation in Politics 42 -- Chapter 3. Emergence of Muslim Intellectualism in Modern Iran 50 -- Chapter 4. Religious Modernism and Democracy in Iran 65 -- Ayatullah S. Mahmud Taliqani 69 -- Mahdi Bazargan 80 -- 'Allamah Muhammad H. Tabataba'i 113 -- Ali Shari'ati 119 -- Ayatullah M. Mutahhari 126 -- Ayatullah R. Khomeini 130 -- Chapter 5. Post-Revolutionary Religious Intellectuals and Democracy. Abdulkarim Soroush 140 -- Abdulkarim Soroush 143.
Summary This book discusses the general problematic of Islam and democracy and the ideas of certain Iranian religious modernists on the issue. Examining the development of religious intellectualism in post-revolutionary Iran, it presents Abdolkarim Soroush's novel approach to this pertinent topic.
Subject Islam and state -- Iran.
Islam and politics -- Iran.
Democracy -- Religious aspects -- Islam.
Iran -- Intellectual life -- 20th century.
Iran -- Politics and government -- 1941-1979.
Iran -- Politics and government -- 1979-1997.
Iran -- Politics and government -- 1997-
ISBN 9004119825 (alk. paper)