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TITLEChoice Wine: The Kitab-i Aqdas and the Development of Bahá'í Law
AUTHOR 1Anthony Lee
ABSTRACTThe Kitab-i Aqdas was not intended to establish a new law code (shari'a) similar to the one known to 19th century Muslim jurisprudence, but rather to discard that approach to law in favor of a more organic promulgation of ethical principles.
NOTES Presented at the Fifth Irfan Colloquium on Scriptural Studies, Wilmette, Illinois, 1995. Also posted at
TAGSKitáb-i-Aqdas (Most Holy Book); Laws
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