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COLLECTIONPublished articles
TITLEBaha'u'llah as 'World Reformer'
AUTHOR 1Christopher Buck
DATE_THIS1991
VOLUME3:4
TITLE_PARENTJournal of Bahá'í Studies
PAGE_RANGE23–70
PUB_THISAssociation for Bahá'í Studies
CITY_THISOttawa
ABSTRACTThis article places Bahá'u'lláh in the context of Islamic reform by comparing him to several contemporary Iranian reformers. Bahá'u'lláh prosecuted his proposed reforms in three stages: (1) Bábí reform; (2) Persian reform; and (3) world reform.
NOTES Original final chapter of Symbol and Secret: Qur’an Commentary in Baha’u’llah’s Kitab-i Iqan (2004/1995). Given the "Award for Excellence in Bahá'í Studies" (University Category) by the Association for Bahá'í Studies (1991).

Mirrored with permission from the Journal of Bahá'í Studies past issues archive.

TAGS- Interfaith dialogue; - Islam; - Middle East; Iran (documents); Kitáb-i-Íqán (Book of Certitude); Reform; Tablet of the True Seeker; Theophany
 
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