By Hossein Kamaly
God and guy in Tehran analyzes legit executive regulations, glossy textbooks, and collage curricula; well known ideals and formality practices; and philosophical and juridical attitudes towards theological questions in conventional associations. Kamaly considers continuity and alter in religiosity lower than the Qajar and Pahlavi dynasties; the importance of outbreaks of messianic expectancies; why a modernizing kingdom took a unexpected flip towards nation religiosity; and the way the Islamic Republic deploys visions of God opposed to international enemies and family critics. past the bulk Shia Muslim inhabitants, the ebook comprises minority and suppressed voices, discussing the perspectives of Sunni Muslims, Armenian and Assyrian Christians, Jews, Bahais, and Zoroastrians and investigating problems with gender and sophistication. With a spotlight at the range of principles of the divine, God and guy in Tehran deals a unique point of view at the highbrow routine that experience formed Iranian modernity.
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God and Man in Tehran: Contending Visions of the Divine from the Qajars to the Islamic Republic by Hossein Kamaly