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Rashid Rida on the Bahá'í Faith

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AuthorJuan Cole
 
Title of item
Rashid Rida on the Bahá'í Faith
 
Subtitle of item
A Utilitarian Theory of the Spread of Religions
 
Volume
5:3
 
Pages
276-291
Parent publication   Arab Studies Quarterly
Date of this edition 1983 Summer
LanguageEnglish
Permission author
Posted 2011-05-31 by Jonah Winters
Formatted 2011-05-31 by Jonah Winters
Classified in Published Articles
URLbahai-library.com/cole_rashid_rida
Abstract Rida developed a theory of missionary work characterized by both modern pragmatic and traditionalist Islamic aspects: a sociology of the spread of religion in terms of organizational efficiency avoids talk of intrinsic "truth" or supernatural agency.
Notes Also available as a scan of the original article. Mirrored with permission from www-personal.umich.edu/~jrcole/bahai/2000/rida.htm.
Tags Muhammad Rashid Rida; Islam; Syria; Egypt
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