TRADITIONAL AND RATIONAL DISCOURSES OF SHIA RELIGIOUS LEADERS AND THEOLOGIANS ON DEFENSE OF CONSTITUTIONAL GOVERNMENT

Document Type : Research Paper

Authors

1 Associate Professor; Imam Sadiq University

2 MA of Political Science and Islamic Studies of Imam Sadiq University

Abstract

When the new waves of modern world about liberty, equality and constitutional government reached to Islamic countries, The reaction of Jurists and religious leaders was different.
The main dispute has been concentrated on how and in which way we can compare and adapt the modern concepts of politics to Islamic doctrines'?
In this article we are going to answer to this question "how and based on what traditional and rational reasons, theologians and shi'a religious leaders tried to compare and adapt new concepts of politics and constitutional government to Islamic approach?"
 

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  • Receive Date: 06 February 2012
  • Revise Date: 27 November 2013
  • Accept Date: 05 November 2012
  • First Publish Date: 22 June 2013