Document Type : Review Article


1 Assistant Professor of Public Law, Allameh Tabatabai University, Tehran, Iran.

2 PhD Student in Public Law, Allameh Tabatabai University, Tehran, Iran.


The concept of right is a meaningful, logical and justifiable claim in the realm of man and obtained in the direction of his dignity and honor. This concept, like a sword in the bottom of a drunken bell, is the basis for the dialectic of rebirth and backwardness in modern and classical thought. Catholic political theology, meanwhile, has a concept of right, contrary to the established dogmatic theory of riot and special burden on believers. The leading essay, based on library studies and descriptive-analytical approach, is written in order to achieve the form of right in Catholic political theology and its comparative measurement with the modern concept of right (the main issue of the research). This notion of right, although considered evil in some readings, is, in contrast, in addition to historical factors and environmental contexts, an epistemological ground for the development of the modern concept of right and, at other times, a catalyst for the acceptance and development of the concept of Modern right.


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