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Abstract:
This article solves two problems that have long puzzled Islamicists: (1) How can the conflicting identifications of Sabians be explained? and (2) What was the Qur'an's original identification of the Sabians?
Notes:
Page 174, note 61 mentions Baha'u'llah's identification of the Sabians as followers of John the Baptist. Alternate spellings (keywords): Sábi'ún, Sábi'úns, Sabiuns, Sabi'uns, Sabaean, Sabaeans,

The Identity of the Sabi'un:
An Historical Quest

by Christopher Buck

published in The Muslim World, 74.3–4, page 172–186
1984-07
/pdf/b/buck_identity_sabiuns.pdf
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