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Religious Statecraft The Politics of Islam in Iran

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ISBN-10: 0231183666

ISBN-13: 9780231183666

Edition: 2017

Authors: Mohammad Ayatollahi Tabaar

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Since the 1979 revolution, scholars and policy makers alike have tended to see Iranian political actors as religiously driven-dedicated to overturning the international order in line with a theologically prescribed outlook. In Religious Statecraft, Mohammad Ayatollahi Tabaar argues that such views have the link between religious ideology and political order backwards. This provocative book examines the politics of Islam rather than political Islam-demonstrating that religious narratives can change rapidly, frequently, and dramatically in accordance with elites' threat perceptions. Tabaar traces half a century of shifting Islamist doctrines against the backdrop of Iran's factional and…    
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Book details

List price: $55.00
Copyright year: 2017
Publisher: Columbia University Press
Publication date: 5/22/2018
Binding: Hardcover
Pages: 392
Size: 0.63" wide x 0.91" long x 0.12" tall
Weight: 1.474
Language: English