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The Idea of Democracy

This collection is divided in two sub-collections.

1) Religion and Politics. Major classical texts of monotheist religions concerning the status of the human being in the body politic as well as the individual's relationship with God and secular authorities will be selected and translated into Farsi for this collection. This sub-collection contains four sections: A) Judaism and Democracy; B) Christianity and Democracy, C) Islam and Democracy and D) Other Religions and Democracy.

2) Democracy. This sub-collection is devoted to the idea of democracy and representative regimes. Texts regarding the religious and philosophical origins of the concept of human rights as well as basic writings regarding the idea of democracy and the advent of representative regimes constitute the content of this collection.


Documents in this collection: 5
Latest document added: March 7, 2014
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Latest document added: November 25, 2009
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Latest document added: February 11, 2012