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TITLEReligious Authority and Apocalypse: Tafsír as Experience in an Early Work by The Báb
AUTHOR 1Todd Lawson
DATE_THIS2013
VOLUMEed. Orkhan Mir-Kasimov
TITLE_PARENTUnity in Diverity: Mysticism, Messianism and the Construction of Religious Authority in Islam
PAGE_RANGE39-75
PUB_THISBrill
CITY_THISLeiden
ABSTRACTAnalysis of the Báb's commentary on the Qur'an's longest chapter, Surat al-baqara, regarded as his first significant work, which includes themes such as divine self-manifestation, the hierarchy of existence, eschatology, and religious authority.
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TAGS* Báb, Writings of; - Interfaith dialogue; - Islam; Apocalypse; Covenant; Interpretation; Quran; Tafsir (Exegesis); Tafsir surat al-baqara (Commentary on the Surah of the Cow); Walaya (Authority)
 
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