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Islamic movements in Iran

  • The modernist Islamic Movement sought to reconcile modern values and Islamic faith and attempted to express these values through an Islamic discourse and to reform political, religious and educational institutions along modernist lines. However, such a movement in the Islamic Republic of Iran raised controversy among the traditional leadership and secular intellectual groups. The aim of this paper is to discuss how far modernist Islam could progress in an islamic republic with an old tradition.

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Author:Gholam-Abbas Tavassoli
Document Type:Postprint
Year of Completion:2004
Publishing Institution:Universität Potsdam
Release Date:2006/10/10
Tag:Iran; Islam; Modernisierung; islamistische Bewegungen
Iran; Islam; Islamic movements; modernization
Source:WeltTrends - Zeitschrift für Internationale Politik, 44 (2004), S. 35 - 43
RVK - Regensburg Classification:MA 8157
Organizational units:Extern / WeltTrends e.V. Potsdam
Dewey Decimal Classification:3 Sozialwissenschaften / 32 Politikwissenschaft / 320 Politikwissenschaft
Collections:Universität Potsdam / Zeitschriften / WeltTrends : Zeitschrift für internationale Politik, ISSN 0944-8101 / Modernisierung und Islam 44 (2004)
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In Printform erschienen bei WeltTrends e.V.:

Modernisierung und Islam. - Potsdam : Welt-Trends, 2004. - 189 S. - (Welttrends; 12.2004, 44)
ISSN 0944-8101
ISBN 3-937786-16-3
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