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TITLEUnveiling the Huri of Love
AUTHOR 1John S. Hatcher
TITLE_PARENTJournal of Bahá'í Studies
PUB_THISAssociation for Bahá'í Studies North America
ABSTRACTThree versions of this paper: Powerpoint presentation, audio file, and published article.
NOTES Presentation delivered at the 29th ABS Annual Conference "Science, Religion and Social Transformation," Cambridge MA, August 13 2005.

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Author affiliation: professor and graduate director of English literature, University of South Florida

TAGSMaid of Heaven; Houris (huris); Love (general); Kitab-i-Iqan (Book of Certitude); Scholarship; Science; Philosophy; Manifestations of God; John Hatcher
Abstract: As ordinary human beings, most of us are acquainted with the issues that science and religion must resolve to become reconciled in their mutually exclusive descriptions of reality. As Bahá’ís, we are privileged to have been made aware of the fundamental questions and answers relating to the interplay between these twin expressions of reality. As Bahá’í scholars, we are obliged to help discover and forge pathways from these essential questions to the foundational answers so that all may come to understand how physical and metaphysical aspects of reality are, when correctly understood, exact counterparts of each other. [Abstract taken from 2005 conference program.]

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2. Audio presentation

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Part 2:

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