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COLLECTIONEssays and short articles
TITLECamphor and Metaphor
AUTHOR 1Dana Paxson
DATE_THIS2023
ABSTRACTThe single word ‘camphor’ appears once in the holy Qur’án. It also appears in the Writings of Bahá’u’lláh and ‘Abdu’l-Bahá. Here we explore this term, its referents, and its sense of surprise, feeding meanings of great spiritual potency.
TAGS- Interfaith dialogue; - Metaphors and allegories; 1260; Fountains; Haft Vadi (Seven Valleys); Houris (huris); Islam; Memorization; Opposites; Pairs of words; Quran; Sufism; Wine (metaphor); Words and phrases
 
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