“Islamic Conquest of Persia” Video Response

“Islamic Conquest of Persia” Video Response

This video by Caspian Report discusses the Islamic conquest of Persia (Present-day Iran) during the 7th Century AD. The rise of Islam as a religion…

Eleven Things You Need To Know About Islam

Eleven Things You Need To Know About Islam

Islam is the second largest religion in the world and is becoming increasingly prominent in the United States and parts of Europe. Even though Islam…

Ali Shariati & Liberal Islamic Political Thought

Ali Shariati & Liberal Islamic Political Thought

One of the most important political theorists in Iran over the past century was Ali Shariati. Shariati was a well-known Iranian intellectual active during the…

Mohammad-Taqi Mesbah-Yazdi & Conservative Islamic Political Thought

Mohammad-Taqi Mesbah-Yazdi & Conservative Islamic Political Thought

One of the major figures within contemporary Shi’a Islamic philosophy is Ayatollah Mohammad-Taqi Mesbah-Yazdi, an Iranian conservative politician, Islamic scholar, and Shi’a cleric. Mesbah-Yazdi is…