The Political Thought of Ayatullah Murtaza Motahhari; an Iranian Theoretician of the Islamic State By
 Mahmood T. Davari
Publisher Routledge Pub Date 2005 Pub Location None Isbn 9780415341592 Course(s)


Ayatollah Murtaza Mutahhari was a significant figure in the movement which brought the Islamic Republic of Iran into being. Mutahhari, a student of Ayatollah Khomeini and particularly close to his mentor, had broad theoretical concerns regarding religion, society and economy. He is generally considered as a prominent contemporary intellectual figure among the Iranian and Shi'ite scholars of the time. This book describes the life and works of this philosopher, jurist, preacher and writer, who was educated in the Qum Seminary and worked in Tehran.