“Iran is the country of Imam al-Mahdi.”– Grand Ayatollah Ruhollah Khomeini, father of the Islamic revolution in 1979 (For Part 1 of this report, see Sistani.Qom: In the wired heart of Shi’ism) QOM – Shi’ism is an eschatological religion that has codified its own, complex (happy) end of history. Intellectually, from a non-Shi’ite point of view, its […]