Monday, March 21, 2005

TIA Daily Contents: Who Is Ayatollah Sistani?

Is Ayatollah Sistani a clone of the Ayatollah Khomeini—or an advocate of separation of church and state? Our research indicates that two of Sistani's distinctive doctrines may constitute a transition from Islamic fundamentalism to a more liberal outlook.

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• Who Is Ayatollah Sistani?
by Jack Wakeland
The Missing Link in the Reform of the Muslim World