Contemporary Sociopolitical Functions of the “Allahu Akbar” Ritual Speech Act in Today’s Muslim Communities: A Focus on the Iranian Society

Mohammad Ghazanfari; Atena Attaran; Mohammad Zabetipour

Volume 7, 2 (Special Issue on Iranians Views of Cultural Issues) , September 2019, , Pages 94-106

  As an Islamo-Arabic utterance,throughout the history of Islam, “Allahu Akbar” has been widely used as one of the most influential religious slogans since the advent of Islam in the 7th century CE. However, during the last four decades, it has gained a fairly global reputation thanks to various ...  Read More