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TITLEThe Bahá'í Tradition: The Return of Joseph and the Peaceable Imagination
AUTHOR 1Todd Lawson
VOLUMEed. John Renard
TITLE_PARENTFighting Words: Religion, Violence, and the Interpretation of Sacred Texts
PUB_THISUniversity of California Press
ABSTRACTOverview of the status of violence in the Bahá'í tradition, and the historical/social conditions in which these doctrines were articulated.
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CROSSREFTypological Figuration and the Meaning of "Spiritual": The Qurʾanic Story of Joseph (2012)
TAGS- Interfaith dialogue; - Islam; - Metaphors and allegories; - Principles; - Symbolism; Bisharat (Glad Tidings); Clouds (metaphor); Fragrance; Jihad (Holy war); Joseph (Prophet); Kitáb-i-Íqán (Book of Certitude); Manifestations of God; Non-violence; Opposition; Peace; Prophecies; Qaim; Return; Tablet of the True Seeker; War; Words and phrases
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