hojatoleslam

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hojatoleslam

(ˌhɒdʒəˈtɒlɛzˌlɑːm) or

hojatolislam

n
(Islam) Islam a title of respect given to an ayatollah or a middle-ranking Shiite cleric, which means literally 'proof of Islam'
Translations
hodjatoleslam
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The hojjat al-Islam has established a record of granting interviews to advertise his "admiration" for the American people.
In response to an appeal by Hojjat al-Islam Mohammad Javad Hojjati-Kermani, who had exhorted Iran's youth not to exceed the boundaries of true Islam, one student passionately queried the cleric: How many Islams are there, and who decides what the true Islam is?
Voices called frequently for greater freedom (azadi), openness, and respect for civil rights.Thinkers such as Professor Abdul-Karim Soroush, Hojjat al-Islam Mohsen Kadivar and Hojjat al-Islam Mohammad Mojtahed Shabestari soon emerged as the most eloquent spokesmen for these viewpoints.
In 1988, Hojjat al-Islam Ali-Akbar Hashemi Rafsanjani was elected Iran's president.
These elections brought to power Hojjat al-Islam Mohammad Khatami, who did not represent any faction but rather the popular demand for political reform.