Reinhold Loeffler's Islam In Practice

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Reinhold Loeffler’s book, Islam in Practice: Religious Beliefs in a Persian Village, has two chapters titled “The Young Teacher: Rationalism and Orthodox” and “The Fundamentalist: Purist Orthodoxy”. Each one of these chapters describes the accounts of two men and their view of Islam. One of the men is a young teacher and the other is a fundamentalist, but they are both from the Shiite village. The first man, the young teacher, is described by Loeffler as a rationalist and orthodox, while the second man, the fundamentalist, is portrayed as a purist. The young teacher is said to be in his late twenties and been teaching for about ten years. The fundamentalist is said tot be in his late thirties and is highly recognized

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