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Journal:   RESEARCH LETTER OF POLITICAL SCIENSE   2006 , Volume 1 , Number 3; Page(s) 143 To 164.
 
Paper: 

EJTEHAD AND THE PROBLEM OF DEMOCRACY IN CONTEMPORARY IRAN

 
 
Author(s):  MIRAHMADI M.*
 
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Abstract: 

Democracy is one of the basic questions in contemporary Iran's political thought. Up to now, this question has received different answers by different approaches. Ejtehad (practicing religious jurisprudence) is one way to answer this question. This approach by employing methodological model of Ejtehad and referring to religious texts, tries to offer a competent answer to this question.
"Islamic Constitutional Government" and "Islamic Republic" are the most important theories of Islamic Political System. This essay explains these two theories and surveys their ability to answer the problem of democracy in Iran.

 
Keyword(s): EJTEHAD, THE PROBLEM OF DEMOCRACY, ISLAMIC CONSTITUTIONAL GOVERNMENT,ISLAMIC REPUBLIC, POLITICAL SYSTEM
 
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