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COLLECTIONPublished articles
TITLEThe Babi Concept of Holy War
AUTHOR 1Denis MacEoin
DATE_THIS1982
VOLUME12:2
TITLE_PARENTReligion
PAGE_RANGE93-129
ABSTRACTAn influential and controversial article, one of the first modern academic examinations of Bábí history. Discusses Islamic jihad, Bábí jihad, martyrdom, and political struggles.
NOTES See follow-up discussions of this article listed at Debates between MacEoin et al., specifically a critique of this article. See also Dying for God: Martyrdom in the Shii and Babi Religions (J. Winters, 1996).
TAGS- Interfaith dialogue; - Islam; Bábísm; Criticism and apologetics; Jihad (Holy war); Martyrdom
 
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