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TITLEOttoman Reform Movements and the Bahá'í Faith
AUTHOR 1Necati Alkan
ABSTRACTBahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá had contact with many of the reformers and modernist ideas in Turkey in the 1860s-1890s. This paper focuses on the "Young Turk" leader Abdullah Cevdet.
NOTES Lecture in the University of Haifa "Lectures in Bahá'í Studies" series, 15 Jun 2004. Mirrored from See also the published version of this talk.
TAGS`Abdu'lláh Cevdet; Reform; Turkey; Young Turks
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