One Bed and Two Dreams? Contentious Public Religion in the Discourses of Ayatollah

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Ayatollah Khomeini and Ali Shariati are seen as twin pillars of revolutionary Islam in contemporary Iran. This article contextualizes and compares these radical discourses in three sections. It first problematizes the transformation of Khomeini as a quietist cleric into a revolutionary ayatollah. While Khomeini’s theory of velayat-e faqih was a radical… (More)

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@inproceedings{Shariati2014OneBA, title={One Bed and Two Dreams? Contentious Public Religion in the Discourses of Ayatollah}, author={Ali Shariati and Mojtaba Mahdavi}, year={2014} }