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Separating religion and government in the Muslim world

“Within the Muslim world, there’s an ongoing quest to reconcile religion with politics. The classic theocracy is Iran—ultimate rule by the ayatollahs.

Even though the subterranean culture of Iran can be quite liberal, clerics still exercise great power, approving, for example, presidential and parliamentary candidates. But one Iranian scholar is challenging the ideology.”

Listen to the second part of Dr Ghobadzadeh’s interview on ABC Religion and Ethics Report

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