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TITLEA Preliminary Survey of Hermeneutical Principles Found within the Baha'i Writings
AUTHOR 1Dann J. May
DATE_THIS1989
VOLUME1:3
TITLE_PARENTJournal of Bahá'í Studies
PAGE_RANGE39-55
PUB_THISAssociation for Bahá'í Studies North America
CITY_THISOttawa, ON
ABSTRACTThe multiple meanings contained within religious texts; symbolic and mythological nature of religious language; the role of science in interpreting sources; progressive and relative nature of truth; essential aspects of all religions; personal biases.
NOTES See also journal.bahaistudies.ca/online/issue/archive.
TAGS- Metaphors and allegories; Hermeneutics; Interpretation
 
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