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Religion And Politics in Iraq Shiite Clerics Between Quietism and Resistance (Contemporary Islamic Scholars) by M. Ismail Marcinkowski

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Published by Pustaka Nasional Pte Ltd. .
Written in English


  • Islam - Shi"a,
  • Islam - History,
  • Middle East - General,
  • History,
  • History - General History,
  • 21st century,
  • Iraq,
  • Islam and politics,
  • Political activity,
  • Shiites,
  • Shåi°ah,
  • History: World

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Edition Notes

ContributionsHamid Algar (Foreword)
The Physical Object
Number of Pages131
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL13213025M
ISBN 109971775131
ISBN 109789971775131

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ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: xii, pages: map ; 23 cm. Series Title: Contemporary Islamic scholars series. Other Titles. ISBN: OCLC Number: Description: pages: maps ; 22 cm: Contents: Introduction / David Little and Donald K. Swearer --Case study: rise of religious and ethnic mass politics in Iraq / Juan R.I. Cole ; Kurds and .   As Iraq begins the process of drafting a new constitution, religious freedom has not yet surfaced on the Bush administration’s short list of non-negotiable requirements for a post-Saddam Iraq. We must avoid the mistakes made in the new draft constitution of Afghanistan which omits the individual right of religious freedom altogether and paves. This edited volume addresses the issues of Iraqi Kurdistan’s political economy with historically grounded, theoretically informed, and conceptually relevant scholarship that prioritizes comparative politics over international relations. The book seeks to explore the .

  Iraq's senior Shiite cleric, Ayatollah Ali al-Sistani, claims the coalition's plan to transfer power does not pay proper heed to Islam. Kwame Holman reviews the role of religion . Iraq: Politics and Governance Congressional Research Service Summary Iraq’s sectarian and ethnic divisions—muted toward the end of the U.S. military intervention in Iraq—are fueling a major challenge to Iraq’s stability and to U.S. policy in Iraq and the broader Middle East region. Religion and Politics in Iran: book in which he demanded that the clergy exercise ultimate control over the secular government without running it,11 but during the Hakim had had the advantage of being an Arab living in Iraq, which limited his political role in Iran. Upon Hakim's death in , the.   The Book of Revelation, the final book of the New Testament, has some of the most dramatic and frightening language in the Bible. In her new book Revelations: Visions, Prophecy and Politics .

Exploring the politics and morality that pulled the United States into wars in Afghanistan and Iraq, this collection of essays, stories, and satirical pieces lambasts the highest officials in the executive branch for incompetence and moral blindness. A new political system was introduced in Iraq after Saddam Hussein’s regime was brought down in Based upon a new Constitution, approved on 15 October by referendum, Iraq is an Islamic, democratic federal republic, consisting of 18 governorates (muhafazat).The Kurdistan Autonomous Region forms part of the Federal Republic Iraq, and is made up of the three northern provinces of. This is Roy Mottahedeh’s The Mantle of the Prophet: Religion and Politics in Iran. Yes, although this is not a book about Iraq it is still deeply relevant to later Iraqi history of the s and 90s. It tells the story of the Iranian revolution which changed the whole path of the modern Middle East, not least of all Iraq. In today's Republic of Iraq, where Islam is the state religion and claims the beliefs of 95 percent of the population, the majority of Iraqis identify with Arab culture. The second-largest cultural group is the Kurds, who are in the highlands and mountain valleys of the north in a politically autonomous settlement.