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TITLEThe Authority of the Feminine and Fatima's Place in an Early Work by the Bab
AUTHOR 1Todd Lawson
TITLE_PARENTOnline Journal of Bahá'í Studies
PUB_THISAssociation for Bahá'í Studies of New Zealand
ABSTRACTWhile Tahirih inspired many in Europe and eventually America, she is very much a daughter of her own culture, history, mythology, and religion. She was a religious mystic who felt a new day arising in the world, and seen by some as the "return" of Fatima.
NOTES First published in The Most Learned of the Shi‘a: The Institution of the Marja‘ Taqlid, ed. Linda Walbridge (Oxford University Press, 2001), pp. 94-127; see lawson_authority_feminine_2001.pdf.
TAGS* Báb, Writings of; - Interfaith dialogue; - Islam; Alast (Primordial Covenant); Fatimah (daughter of Muhammad); Gender; Henry Corbin; Hurqalya; Imams; Iran (documents); Return; Shaykhism; Shiism; Tahirih; Typology; Women; Worlds of God
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