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TITLELawh-i-Hikmat: The Two Agents and the Two Patients
AUTHOR 1Vahid Rafati
CONTRIB 1Keven Brown, trans.
DATE_THIS2002
VOLUME5:19
TITLE_PARENTAndalib
PAGE_RANGE29-38
ABSTRACTDiscussion of the two terms fa`ilayn (the active force / "the generating influence") and munfa`ilayn (its recipient / "such as receive its impact") in Islamic philosophy, and their later use in Shaykhi and Bahá'í texts.
NOTES Translated by Brown in 2002; actual date of Andalib issue 5:19 not given. See also Brown's translation of A Tablet of 'Abdu'l-Bahá Explaining Three Verses in the Lawh-i-Hikmat.
TAGS- Interfaith dialogue; - Philosophy; Active force and its recipient; Cosmology; Creation; Islam; Lawh-i-Hikmat (Tablet of Wisdom); Philosophy, Greek; Philosophy, Islamic; Science; Tablets of Bahá'u'lláh revealed after the Kitáb-i-Aqdas
 
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