The Necessity of Islamic Government

  • Imam Ruhullah Khomeini


A body of laws is not sufficient for a society to be reformed. In order for law to ensure the reform and happiness of man, there must be an executive power and an executor. For this reason, God Almighty, in addition to revealing a body of law (i.e., the ordinances of the shari’ah), has laid down a particular form of government, together with executive and administrative institutions.


Corporeal Penalty Executive Power Divine Command Islamic State Foreign Power 
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