TITLE

Ayatollah-ism

AUTHOR(S)
Kuehnelt-Leddihn, Erik V.
PUB. DATE
June 1979
SOURCE
National Review;6/22/1979, Vol. 31 Issue 25, p810
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
The article discusses the survival and resurgence of Islam as of 1979. It describes several consequences of the resurgence of Islam in several countries including Iran and the Philippines. It presents a background of the decline of Islam in the areas of the arts, architecture and letters. It compares the characteristics of Islam and Christianity. It also identifies that sources from which Islam derives its strength. It examines the role of the end of Western colonialism and the discovery of oil in the resurgence of Islam.
ACCESSION #
6062995

 

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