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COLLECTIONPublished articles
TITLEFrom Oppression to Empowerment
AUTHOR 1Nader Saiedi
DATE_THIS2016
VOLUME26:1-2
TITLE_PARENTJournal of Bahá'í Studies
PAGE_RANGE27-53
PUB_THISAssociation for Bahá'í Studies North America
CITY_THISOttawa
ABSTRACTOn four contemporary types of oppression: in the international political order, forms of the state, economic structures, and forms of cultural identity; Bahá’u’lláh’s personal response to oppression; and a Bahá’í approach to empowerment and liberation.
NOTES Mirrored from journal.bahaistudies.ca/online/article/view/204.
TAGSEmpowerment; Liberation; Oppression
 
CONTENT
About: This article discusses the Bahá’í understanding of the nature of oppression. The first section identifies and discusses four main contemporary types of oppression involving the international political order, forms of the state, economic structures, and forms of cultural identity. The second section explores Bahá’u’lláh’s personal response to oppression in the form of His three historic declarations. The final section draws implications from the previous discussions in order to identify features of a Bahá’í approach to empowerment and liberation from oppression.
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LANG THISEnglish
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