Islam and dissent in postrevolutionary Iran : Abdolkarim Soroush, religious politics and democratic reform / Behrooz Ghamari-Tabrizi

Author(s): Ghamari-Tabrizi, Behrooz
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Subjects: Islam and politics--Iran
Iran--Politics and government--1979-1997
Iran--Politics and government--1997-
Iran--History--Revolution, 1979--Influence
Surūsh, ʻAbd al-Karīm
Formats: Print
Material Type: Books
Language: English
Audience: Unspecified
Published: London ; New York : I.B. Tauris ; New York : In the United States of America and Canada distributed by Palgrave Macmillan, 2008
Series: International library of Iranian studies 16
International library of Iranian studies 16
LC Classification: D, DS
Physical Description: viii, 311 p. ; 24 cm
Table of Contents: 1. Introduction: Ideological Certainties, Past and Present 1
2. The Islamic Roots of Modernity and the Modern Roots of Islamism 17
3. Legitimizing the Postrevolutionary Regime: The Genesis of the New Constitution 36
4. Abdolkarim Soroush: The Intellectual Voice of the Islamic Republic 89
5. From the Reign of Terror to Let A Thousand Flowers Bloom 130
6. From Liberation Theology to State Ideology: Shari'ati and the Emergence of New Religious Intellectuals 164
7. The Silence of the Shari'ah: Abdolkarim Soroush and the Theological Foundations of Political Reform 189
8. Islam, Democracy, and Religious Pluralism 223
9. Conclusion: Social Change and the Symbolic Universe of Religion 243
Notes 249
Bibliography 290
Index 303
Notes: ISBN: 1845118804 (pbk.)
ISBN: 9781845118808 (pbk.)
ISBN: 1845118790 (hbk.)
ISBN: 9781845118792 (hbk.)
Includes bibliographical references (p. [290]-302) and index
Contents: Introduction : ideological certainties, past and present -- The Islamic roots of modernity and the modern roots of Islamism -- Legitimizing the postrevolutionary regime : the genesis of the new constitution -- Abdolkarim Soroush : the intellectual voice of the Islamic Republic -- From the reign of terror to let a thousand flowers bloom -- From liberation theology to state ideology : Shariàti and the emergence of new religious intellectuals -- The silence of the Shariàh : Abdolkarim Soroush and the theological foundations of political reform -- Islam, democracy, and religious pluralism -- Conclusion : social change and the symbolic universe of religion
OCLC Number: 262427662
ISBN/ISSN: 1845118804
9781845118808
1845118790
9781845118792