:: Volume 13, Issue 47 (winter 2017) ::
مطالعات انقلاب اسلامی 2017, 13(47): 147-164 Back to browse issues page
of Martyrdom-Seeking in Imam Khomeini`s Thought
Ali Ziraki Heidari, Mostafa Almasi
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Imam Khomeini viewed martyrdom as one Islamic social teachings dynamically. His view was of such deep effect that causes culture of martyrdom-seeking to become wide-spread in contemporary Iranian society, more particularly among Islamic combatants during holy defense. The paper has intended to study theoretical roots of the culture of martyrdom-seeking in Imam Khomeni`s thought as a religious modernist scholar and an outstanding socio-political leader influencing contemporary mental and political currents in Iran. Main question of the paper runs as: has Imam Khomeini`s new concept of martyrdom been of any impact on Islamic combatants` culture of martyrdom-seeking? The hypothesis has been thought as: Islamic combatants` culture of martyrdom-seeking is surely known as a consequence of Imam Khomeini`s thought formed from the early 1340s during political and social changes.
Keywords: Imam Khomeini, Culture of Martyrdom-Seeking, Martyrdom, Ashura.
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Received: 2017/10/26 | Accepted: 2017/10/26 | Published: 2017/10/26


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