Islamic Government, Governance of the Jurist
The book is the compendium of 13 speeches of His Eminence Imam Khomeini delivered during his stay in Najaf in 1970. Three major points emerge from these lectures. First, the necessity for the establishment and maintenance of Islamic political power for Islamic goals, precepts and criteria, The second is the duty of the religious scholars (the fuqaha) to bring about an Islamic state and to assume legislative, executive, and judicial positions within it. In short the doctrine of the governance of the Faqih (Vilayat-e-Faqih) and finally Imam Khomeini sets out a program of action for the establishment of an Islamic State, Including various measures for self-reform by the religious establishment.