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An Islamic Utopian: A Political Biography of Ali Shariati

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Ali Shari`ati is, for many, the ideological father of the Iranian revolution. A charismatic leader and teacher, his radical blend of Islam and Marxism mobilized a whole generation of young Iranians. Now available in paperback, this full-length political biography looks at Ali Shari`ati's life and thought in the context of the complex and contradictory cultural, social and ...more
Paperback, 432 pages
Published February 27th 2014 by I. B. Tauris (first published August 1st 1997)
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Mohamed Farah
Feb 02, 2016 Mohamed Farah rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
The book is about one of the most important thinkers in the Islamic thought of the last century, wich is the immortal beloved teacher Ali Shariati Mazinani the author describes his life from his early stages of his life in the center of propagation of the islamic truths, to his intellectual and political expirences with the god worshiping socialist group, his journy to study in france during the 60th, his relations with Jalal Al Ahmed and frantz fanon and his work of propagation of his revolutio ...more
Wakhid effendi
Mar 05, 2009 Wakhid effendi rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Syari'ati adalah sosok intelektual sejati, yang pembelaannya pada nilai kebenaran mutlak tanpa bergelayut pada ideologi kelompok, membuat dirinya kesepian, dan banyak musuh dari ideologi dominan iran prarevolusi --kaum mullah di satu sisi, dan kaum intelektual sekluler/barat di sisi lain. sekalipun ia adalah salahsatu pengobar yang memuara pada revolusi islam 1979, syari'ati tak sempat menikmati buah perjuangannya, ia wafat di pemondokannya di inggris, saat jantungnya berhenti berdetak, mungkin ...more
Muhammad
Jun 22, 2009 Muhammad rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Buku ini sebenarnya adalah kuliahnya dalam 2 malam di Husyainiyyah Irsyad (lembaga pendidikan yang didirikan Homayun, Minachi dan Murtadha Muttahhari) 12-13 Agustus 1970. Ini adalah kuliahnya paling radikal dan revolusioner selama ia hidup dan populer dalam setiap ceramah dan kuliah yang diberikannya baik di Masyhad ataupun Teheran Iran. Ia mengajukan thesis bahwa sepanjang sejarah, agama telah melawan agama dan bukan non-agama
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Ali Rahnema presents us with a thoroughly engaging and complete biography of one of Iran's major intellectual figures. Ali Shari‘ati was a teacher and revolutionary, whose mixture of Marxism and Islam prefigures much of current political Islam today. But to leave it at that is to do complete injustice to the complexity of his thought, his words, his inspirations. And whereas the concept of "utopian" is considered these days to be pejorative, the life of Shari‘ati gives us a glimpse of its possib ...more
Mat Jack
Apr 25, 2016 Mat Jack rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
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Hassan
Sep 04, 2011 Hassan rated it really liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: history, biography
علي رهنما در تلاشي كم نظير، ابعاد زندگي اجتماعي دكتر علي شريعتي رو به تصوير كشيده. در ابتداي كتاب تصويري كلّي از محيط زندگي اجتماعي دكتر شريعتي ارائه شده و در ادامه چگونگي شكل گيري اين شخصيت بزرگ بررسي شده. اين كتاب از 23 پرده (بخش) تشكيل شده و نثر كتاب انصافن فوق العاده است.
اين كتاب توسط كيومرث قرقلو ترجمه شده.

(نقل از كتاب: از ديد بسياري، علي شريعتي پدر ايدئولوژيك انقلاب اسلامي ايران محسوب مي شود. او به عنوان معلم و رهبري كاريزماتيك، با ايجاد تلفيقي مؤثر از اسلام و ديگر انديشه هاي مدرن توانست
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Anas
Apr 10, 2016 Anas rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
A great thinker , an unbelievable man , one of the most islamic men that the world would never forget and we need such in a time like this and for sure an idol ..
negin
Feb 05, 2007 negin rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
This book is a great gift for those who love our immortal teacher,Dr Ali shariati who taught us the meaning of life and joy of discovering other ways to look at life.
Ruhat alp
Sep 24, 2012 Ruhat alp rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
Shariati is a very good writer and revolutionary. he is related to human values that we need to understand it very well
Aliya
Feb 11, 2009 Aliya rated it it was amazing  ·  review of another edition
so amazing. we can learn how is one growth to be a hero for his religion, for his country
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