TITLE

Ali al-Sistani

AUTHOR(S)
Michael, Aliprandini,
PUB. DATE
May 2020
SOURCE
Ali al-Sistani;5/30/2020, p1
SOURCE TYPE
Biography
DOC. TYPE
Biography
ABSTRACT
This article focuses on Ali al-Sistani, the most senior Shia cleric and one of five living grand ayatollahs, and his life prior to the occupation of Iraq in 2003 by U.S.-led coalition forces. The article discusses his religious upbringing and educational experiences, and al-Sistani's early career as a religious teacher. Particular focus is given to al-Sistani's relationship with mentor Abul-Qassim Khoei, and his persecution under the Saddam Hussein regime.
ACCESSION #
25181407

 

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