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COLLECTIONPublished articles
TITLEWestern Islamic Scholarship and Bahá'í Origins
AUTHOR 1Muhammad Afnan
AUTHOR 2William S. Hatcher
DATE_THIS1985
VOLUME15:1
TITLE_PARENTReligion
PAGE_RANGE29-51
ABSTRACTA critique of articles by Denis MacEoin, and a defense of Bahá'í interpretations of history vis-à-vis academic criticism.
NOTES See follow-up discussions of this at Debates between MacEoin et al., specifically MacEoin's Bábí Concept of Holy War and his article on 'Abdu'l-Bahá.

Also available as a proofread Word document, prepared by Mike Thomas.

TAGSCriticism and apologetics; Jihad (Holy war); Nayriz, Iran; Qayyumul-Asma (book); Scholarship; Shaykh Tabarsí siege; Zanjan, Iran
 
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