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TITLEShoghi Effendi's View of Providential History in Light of the Judaeo-Christian Tradition
AUTHOR 1Jack McLean
DATE_THIS2005
VOLUME13
TITLE_PARENTBahá'í Studies Review
PUB_THISAssociation for Bahá'í Studies English-Speaking Europe
ABSTRACTThe Guardian's letters reveal six feature of his historicity: palingenesis and transitional history; providential synchronization; teleological history; organically whole history; periodisation of ages and epochs; history as community identity-creation.
NOTES This paper is a shortened and modified version of `Providential History: The Renewal of an Ancient Idea,’ Chapter six of A Celestial Burning: The Writings of Shoghi Effendi. Below it is a simplified version of this paper, "Shoghi Effendi’s Concept of History."

Mirrored with permission from jack-mclean.com.

TAGS* Shoghi Effendi, Writings of; - Christianity; - Interfaith dialogue; - Judaism; Bahá'í history; History (general)
 
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Shoghi Effendi's Concept of History

Presented at the combined Irfán Colloquia / ABS Conference, London, July 2-4, 2004


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