The new civilization of Islam in the framework of the state-building nation In the thought of the supreme leader of Iran

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The Supreme Leader of the Revolution is not only a distinguished thinker with strong opinions but has been guiding the Islamic society of Iran for over thirty years. His astute political understanding in contemporary world, as evidenced by analysis of his behavior, speeches, and decision-making at the national, regional, and international levels, is crucial in shaping the modern Islamic civilization. This research aims delve into his intellectual system and outline a pathway aligned with the transcendental goals of the Islamic Revolution. For this, we will explore his statements and address the context in which the new Islamic civilization can be realized, as well as the role that nation-building ummah plays in this transformative process.


The Supreme Leader's thought has been investigated using the qualitative content analysis method.


The formation of modern Islamic civilization is a complex and continuous process with various stages. It starts with the Islamic revolution and the implementation of the Islamic system the means the implementation of the engineering plan and the general form of Islam. Once the Islamic system is established, focus shifts towards creating an Islamic state where the methods and character of the leaders align with Islamic values. The next stage involves the formation of an Islamic society and an Islamic country, where the entire nationembraces Islamic values. Moving forward, the goal is to establish an Islamic Ummah and Islamic world, where the principles of Islam are adopted globally.According to the Supreme Leader, an Islamic world can be established through the creation of Islamic countries. The influence and example set by an Islamic country can inspire other nations to follow a similar path. The successful implementation of Islamic principles in one country can serve as a model for the rest of world.Studies have focused on analyzing the role of key social components, such as nation-building ummah, government's agents, knowledge resources, technology, and future studies, in shaping modern Islamic civilization.The guardianship system plays a vital role as it leadership, citizens, and societal elites, with the governor or leader at its core. The supreme believes that in order to create and manage such a society, the leader needs a committed community. This community must be so united and connected that no external factor can separate them. This unity, called Wilayat –guardianship- in Islamic culture, is crucial in a guardianship society.According to the leader, a guardianship society has three interrelated dimensions: "internal continuity," which ensures unity within the society; "cease of external dependence," meaning independence from external influences; and "intel and practical connection with the guardian," which refers to a strong relationship between the people and their leader. This third dimension is considered the essence of Islamic society.In the system outlined above, the intellectual and practical relationship with the guardian is of utmost importance as it guarantees the other dimensions and serves as the crucial aspect of the Islamic society.


The Supreme Leader outlines the stages of establishing an Islamic system in order to create a modern Islamic civilization. He emphasizes the importance of the nation-building ummah as a crucial step in the formation of Islamic state and system. By understanding the role and responsibilities of each societal layer, individuals within Islamic Ummah can align themselves with the revolution and follow the correct path towards achieving their goals. Understanding the roles and responsibilities of each societal layer within the Islamic Ummah is crucial in guiding individuals on the right path. This awareness not only provides a clear roadmap for individuals but also their revolutionary spirit and ensures logical decision-making.

Journal of New Islamic Civilization Fundamental Studies, Volume:6 Issue: 1, 2023
283 to 308  
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