'Ali Shari'ati and the Shaping of Political Islam in Iran by K. Chatterjee
This booktells the story of how Shari'ati developed a language of political Islam, speaking in an idiom intelligible to the Iranian public and subverting the Shah's regime and its claim to legitimacy.
About the Author
Kingshuk Chatterjee is an Assistant Professor in the Department of History at Calcutta University.
Table of ContentsThe Languages of Power and Politics in Modern Iran Language of Opposition Politics in Late Pahlavi Iran The World as Tauheed: Envisaging an Islamic Alternative The Purpose of Political Order: the State or the People? Sovereignty as Responsibility: Mazhab-e Aitraz The Individual as an Agent of Change: Khudsazi-ye Inqilabi The Ripples of a Revolution Appendix: Shi'ism - A Brief Sketch of the Early Years Appendix II: Selected Works/Lectures of 'Ali Shari'ati