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Celestial Fire

AuthorFarshid Kazemi
Title of item
Celestial Fire
Subtitle of item
Bahá'u'lláh as the Messianic Theophany of the Divine Fire in Zoroastrianism
Parent publication   Lights of Irfan
Publisher of this ed.
Wilmette, IL: Haj Mehdi Armand Colloquium
Date of this edition 2013
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Posted 2015-03-18 by Jonah Winters
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Abstract Heat is used as a symbol of the dynamic nature of motion and existence, and in a tablet to the Zoroastrians, Baha'u'llah says that fire is a symbol of the Primal Will personified in the Manifestations. This paper explores such symbolism in the Gathas.
Notes Presented at the Irfan Colloquia Session #88, Bosch Baha'i School (May, 2009). Mirrored with permission from
Tags Interfaith dialogue; Zoroastrianism
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