عنوان مقاله [English]
Democracy in the Views of Religious Socialism
Khorshid Najafi Jouybari
The Left movement has been a main political and social force since Constitutional Revolution. Since then, it has been engaged struggle with dominant social and political system. After the fall of Reza Shah, Muhammed Nakhshab formed the Movement of God-Worshipping Socialists. The youths, influenced by him, tried to free people from misery and suppression. The authors have chosen the theoretical framework of discourse analysis to explain the subject of research. The main question of the article is: what is the status of religious left thought in Iran? In order to answer the question, the authors would analyze the Left movements, the impact of religion on them and its role in the society. Moreover, the authors would analyze Muhammed Nakhshab’s point of view as a founder of Movement of God-Worshipping Socialists.
Key Words: Democracy, Muhammed Nakhshab, the Left Thought, Religious Movement, Islamic Revolution