Reviews

Reformist voices of Islam: mediating Islam and modernity

  Hunter, Shireen T. (editor); Reformist voices of Islam: mediating Islam and modernity (pdf); (Armonk, N.Y.: M.E. Sharpe, 2009); chapter one: Islamic Reformist Discourse in Iran, Proponents and Prospects; PP. 57-68: Islamic Revolution: Impact on Islamic Reformist Thinking, Reformist Clerics.
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2008/10/30
Books

The Right of People

Haghgh al-Nass (The Right of Mankind) or Islam and Human Rights is the collection of 14 articles that were written from 1998 to 2006. The author tries to find an interpretation of Islam that is compatible to the notion of human rights. He summarizes this interpretation in three key points: First, the notion of human rights is one of the most important human discoveries/products in 20th century. The human right notion, in its new meaning and wide application, was not a serious concern in the past. Second, although divine religions…
kadivarad33
2008/10/15
Reviews

The Iranian political elite, state and society relations, and foreign relations since the Islamic Revolution

Rakel, Eva Patricia; The Iranian political elite, state and society relations, and foreign relations since the Islamic Revolution (pdf); University of Amsterdam, Faculty of Social and Behavioural Sciences, 2008; Sec 4.3.3.1: Lay and clerical Public Intellectuals (Abdolkarim Soroush, Mohammad Mojtahed Shabestari, and Mohsen Kadivar), pp. 123-124. The Political Elite in the Islamic Republic of Iran: From Khomeini to Ahmadinejad; Comparative Studies of South Asia, Africa and the Middle East, Duke University Press, Vol. 29, No. 1, 2009, pp.109, 114, 117 & 120.
kadivarad33
2008/06/01
Articles

Theories of Government in Shi’i Fiqh

“Theories of Government in Shi’i Fiqh”, Mujahid Hussain (translator) in Paul Luft and Colin Turner (editors). Shi’ism: Critical concepts in Islamic studies, vol III: Law, rite and ritual. London: Routledge, 2008, pp. 267-282. Kadivar, Theories of Government in Shi'i Fiqh
kadivarad33
2008/05/26