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COLLECTIONPublished articles
TITLEThe Seven Valleys and the Scientific Method
AUTHOR 1Robert Sinclair Sarracino
DATE_THIS2002
VOLUMEBook 3
TITLE_PARENTLights of Irfan
PAGE_RANGE129-138
PAGE_TOTAL151
PUB_THISIrfan Colloquia
CITY_THISWilmette, IL
ABSTRACTThe Seven Valleys is both Bahá'u'llah's "greatest mystical composition" and a practical and inspirational guide and sourcebook for those engaged in a process of both self discovery or scientific research.
NOTES Presented at the Irfan Colloquia Session #36, London (July 13-15, 2001).

Mirrored with permission from irfancolloquia.org/36/sarracino_scientific.

TAGSHaft Vadi (Seven Valleys); Research; Scholarship; Science; Teaching
 
CONTENT
Abstract: The Seven Valleys, which in the words of Shoghi Effendi "describes the seven stages which the soul of the seeker must needs traverse ere it can attain the object of its existence", is Bahá'u'llah's "greatest mystical composition". And yet, it is also a practical and inspirational guide and sourcebook for those engaged in a process of discovery - whether self discovery or discovery into the secrets of nature through scientific investigation and research.

This presentation will discuss the scientific method and will then advance the view that the essence of the scientific method is contained in The Seven Valleys. Finally, it will discuss application of the truths contained in the Seven Valleys to the three primary activities of the practising scientist, namely teaching, scholarship and research.

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LANG THISEnglish
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