Revolutionary Islam in Iran


  • Raphael Hudson



Islamic Fundamentalism, Iranaphobia, Islamaphobia, religion and the media


The Western tendency, which is prevalent in the media, to analyse Iran in terms of generic notions of ‘Islam’ or ‘fundamentalism’, needs to be contested. This essay shows that a more contextualised analysis of religion in Iran is appropriate and could well have different policy implications.

Author Biography

Raphael Hudson

Winner of The 2005 Australian Association for the Study of Religions: Inaugural Essay Competition for Undergraduate Students


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How to Cite

Hudson, R. (2006). Revolutionary Islam in Iran. Journal for the Academic Study of Religion, 19(1), 103–119.