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Revolutionary ideology and Islamic militancy

Najibullah Lafraie

Revolutionary ideology and Islamic militancy

the Iranian revolution and interpretations of the Quran

by Najibullah Lafraie

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Published by Tauris Academic Studies in London, New York .
Written in English

  • Koran -- Criticism, interpretation, etc,
  • Islam and politics -- Iran,
  • Iran -- History -- Revolution, 1979 -- Religious aspects

  • Edition Notes

    StatementNajibullah Lafraie.
    SeriesInternational library of Iranian studies -- 13, International library of Iranian studies -- 13.
    LC ClassificationsDS318.81 .L347 2009
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxiii, 272 p. ;
    Number of Pages272
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL23692752M
    ISBN 101845110633
    ISBN 109781845110635
    LC Control Number2009464069

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This partial and incomplete perspective fails to comprehend the. Revolutionary Ideology and Islamic Militancy: The Iranian Revolution and Interpretations of the Quran, Najibullah Lafraie, International Library of Iranian This book, then, is an insider view of Islamic revolutionary ideology.

It is much better than most such insider accounts in that it is clear and systematic. Although. Unlike the Iranian army that protects Iran’s borders, the Islamic Revolutionary Guard Corps (IRGC) is mandated by Iran’s constitution to pursue “an ideological mission of jihad in God’s way; that is extending sovereignty of God’s law throughout the world.” 1 Iran (Islamic Republic of)’s Constitution of with Amendments throughConstitute Project, https://www.

By unpacking these discourses, Lafraie develops and refines the concept of a 'Quranic' revolutionary ideology. Revolutionary Ideology and Islamic Militancy delineates the different ways in which the Quran was used to mobilise action inand in so doing provides a context for understanding today's Islamist movements.

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Dr Lafraie's research interests are in International Relations, Islam and politics, Islamic militancy, and Afghanistan politics. His publications include Revolutionary ideology and Islamic Militancy: The Iranian Revolution and Interpretations of the Quran (Tauris Academic Studies, ); several book chapters, and articles published in high.

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In revolutions, even more than in other forms of political activity, there is an element of theater. This is evidenced by the almost universal use of such words as drama, stage, scene, role, even actor, in speaking of revolutionary events.

Revolutionaries are, of course, conscious of this dramatic element. Some indeed, Karl Marx among [ ]. Other scholars have used the terms ‘political Islam’, ‘activist Islam’, and ‘Islamic militancy’. Martin Kramer points out that the term Islamism migrated to the Anglophone world from France (i.e., the French term Islamisme) in the late s and early s, particularly as French scholars attempted to grapple with the global Author: Tamir Bar-On.

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ism". The ideology (or the variations of it) that came to power in Iran in /80 together with the political followers of Khomeini, helped them expand and maintain their power, and eventually became the IRI's sole state ideology, I will call "Iranian-Islamic .This paper presents a narrative history of Iranian revolutionary ideology and its evolving impact on foreign policy.

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