Morteza Ansari

Morteza Ansari

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Please note that the content of this book primarily consists of articles available from Wikipedia or other free sources online. Morteza Ansari (also transliterated Mortaza Ansari and Murtada al-Ansari) (1781-1864, Dezful), was a Shia jurist who "was generally acknowledged as the most eminent jurist of the time." Ansari has also been called the "first effective" model or Marja of the Shia or "the first scholar universally recognized as supreme authority in matters of Shii law," and the first to develop the theory of Vilayat-e Faqih, later made famous by the Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini as a political ideology. Morteza Ansari was born in Dezful around 1781, the time the Qajar dynasty was establishing its power in Iran. He commenced his religious studies in Defzul, under the tutelage of his uncle, himself a notable scholar. At the age of twenty, he made Ziyarat with his father to Kerbala, Iraq, where he met Mohammad Mujtahid Karbala'i, the leader of the city's scholars.show more

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  • Paperback | 124 pages
  • 152 x 229 x 7mm | 191g
  • CIV
  • United States
  • English
  • 6136644959
  • 9786136644950