Initially, Kasravi enrolled in a seminary. Later Born in Hokmabad (Hohmavar), Tabriz, Iran, Kasravi was an Iranian Azari. Initially احمد کسروی’s books. Azari, or the Ancient Language of Azarbayegan. By: Kasravi, Ahmad. Price: $ Publisher: Bethesda, Maryland, Ibex Publishers: , Edition:?. Kasravi’s writings may be treated in four phases. First, in the period from the mid- s to the mids, he published textbooks for teaching.

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His criticism was no longer directed at one or another member of the clergy, certain practices or rituals, but the content, object and raison d’etre of the Shi’i faith.

A bookw war broke out between the adherents and the detractors of the movement. During his stay in Tehran, which lasted only five months, the Justice Administration offered him several positions in various towns, which he refused. Kasravi, however, was very careful not to question or negate any of the three fundamental basis for Islam, namely monotheism, prophethood and resurrection.

This article has multiple issues. He rejects all argument from authority dalil-e naqliwithout which no revealed religion kadravi stand. Supported by the Soviets, the Party constituted a local authority to which the Iranian army units stationed in Azerbaijan submitted.

Navvab Safavi was executed by the Pahlavis inand his followers dispersed into Khomeini’s movement, where they kasraci some of the rough work. This page was last edited on 29 Novemberat Some sixteen articles, book chapters, and book reviews on Kasravi in general or on special areas of his works are available in English.


KASRAVI, AḤMAD i. LIFE AND WORK – Encyclopaedia Iranica

Deeply affected, he entrusted his two young daughters to his brother and once again set out on the road to Tehran. Later, he joined the Iranian Constitutional Revolution. Social and religious reformism. His outspoken ways would lead him to have many supporters and critics starting from the Reza Shah period.

That brought him to the attention not only of Khomeini but of kasrravi young seminarian, Muhammad Navvab Safavi, who had been influenced by Khomeini’s early writings on Islamic government and founded a terrorist group called the Fedayan-e Islam boooks of Islam”. For all his historical insight, profound linguistic knowledge and purity of style, Kasravi shares in good measure that violence of thought to which Iranians were prone in the 20th century.

Between Tradition and ModernityLexington Booksp. All these events had a happy outcome for Kasravi, for he would be freed from the onerous position of mullah idem,pp. Thus doubt began to gnaw at his mind idem,pp. How To Swap Books?

One of kasravii most burning questions he addressed at this point concerned cultural relations between Iran and the West. The Russian Revolution of February stirred great excitement throughout Iran and especially in Azerbaijan.

The Iraqi invasion of and the eight years of war forged a solidarity that persisted into the s. May 4, This article is available in print. On this list, only Kasravi’s name was underlined.


After two years of study, he became eligible for the rank of mullah. He spent his time studying mathematics and astronomy. According to him, the messianism on which Bahaism relies is an illusion, contrary to the natural law of the universe.

It was in Tbilisi where he first became acquainted with a wide kxsravi of political ideas and movements, and he soon was employed by the government of Iran in various cultural posts. Investigating the linguistic relationship of the Iranians of the past was just as much an assertion of their linguistic unity in the future as a means of demonstrating that every Iranian rejoiced in the same, continuous identity Manafzadeh,p.


Reza, and then his son Muhammad Reza, ksravi despotic government for much of the period from to Kasravi published and served as the editor-in-chief of two papers from until his death in In his opinion, all these dialects—as well as all bookz regional languages, including Kurdish, Turkish, and Arabic—were bound to disappear bit by bit, being replaced by Persian, which he hoped would become robust, evolved, and powerful.

History of the Iranian Constitutional Revolution kasravo, in Persian, p. The battle on the streets of Tehran and the provincial towns of Iran arises not merely in a disputed election but in the clash of two views of Persian history that have become hard to reconcile. For Mahmoud Ahmadinejad, declared the 10th president of the Islamic republic in what even his supporters hail as a “miracle”, history kasravvi on 1 Februarywhen Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini returned from exile in Paris to inaugurate the new revolutionary government.

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