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Fatwa and violence in Indonesia
(Rabbi Myer and Dorothy Kripke Center, Creighton University, 2009)
Fatwa is often considered as a non-binding legal opinion. Some jurists use this caveat to reject any links between fatwa and violence. They argue that fatwa is one thing and violence is something else. This article is an ...
Hope from within: Reform in the Islamic Republic and Ayatollah Montazeri's Mission to Fulfill the Promises of the Iranian Revolution
(Creighton University, 2009-05-15)
The primary purpose of this project was to demonstrate the strong degree of support for reform in Iran from within the clergy. Additionally, this study sought an understanding of why the reform movement had failed and ...