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The Heroic in the Historical Writings of Shoghi Effendi and Nabil

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AuthorJack McLean
 
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The Heroic in the Historical Writings of Shoghi Effendi and Nabil
Date of this edition 2006
LanguageEnglish
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Posted 2013-02-03 by Jonah Winters
Formatted 2013-02-01 by Jonah Winters
Classified in Unpublished Articles
URLbahai-library.com/mclean_heroic_writings_shoghi-effendi
Abstract Unlike academic historians, Shoghi Effendi and Nabil interpret the events and characters they portray in moralistic terms. This paper explores the heroic motif through a literary framework in the model of Thomas Carlyle's concept of the prophet as hero.
Notes Paper presented at Irfan Colloquia Session #72 (November 2006). See also Babi Heroism and the Recovery of the Heroic.

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