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Ayatollah Rouhullah Khomeini

In this time he could represent his religios-political ideas openly. Because the deaths of the leading, although quiescent, Shiite religious leader, Ayatollah Seyyed Mohammad Borujerdi (1961), and of the activist cleric Ayatollah Abol-Ghasem Kashani (1962) left the arena of leadership open to Imam Khomeini, who had attained a prominent religious standing by the age of […]

  • Daniel E. Harmon
  • 0-7910-7865-5
  • Chelsea House Publishers
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Ayatollah Rouhullah Khomeini
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    In this time he could represent his religios-political ideas openly. Because the deaths of the leading, although quiescent, Shiite religious leader, Ayatollah Seyyed Mohammad Borujerdi (1961), and of the activist cleric Ayatollah Abol-Ghasem Kashani (1962) left the arena of leadership open to Imam Khomeini, who had attained a prominent religious standing by the age of 60. In addition, although ever since the rise of Reza Shah Pahlavi to power in the 1920s the clerical class had been on the defensive because of his secular and anticlerical policies and those of his son, Mohammad Reza Shah, these policies reached their peak in the early 1960s with "White Revolution"

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    • Daniel E. Harmon
    • 0-7910-7865-5
    • Chelsea House Publishers
    • 2005
    • First
    • U.S.A.
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