Guardianship of the Islamic Jurist
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Guardianship of the Islamic Jurist (Persian: ولایت فقیه, Vilayat-e Faqih; Arabic: ولاية الفقيه, Wilayat al-Faqih) is a type of theocracy in Shia Islam wherein senior Islamic jurists exercise temporal authority.
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- The Rule of the Jurisprudent" – will not gain widespread popularity, because it does not have such popularity in its country of origin....Even in Iran. I've lived in Iran.
- Ayatollah Jawadi Amuli. A profile of the foundation/bases of the Trusteeship (Wilayat al-faqih). Retrieved on 2007-08-12.
- The Rule of the Clergy