Bahá’u’lláh’s ideas of poverty as detachment, and nothingness as selflessness. Cites some commonalities in concepts of detachment and nothingness from Buddha, Confucius, Jesus, Muhammad and Socrates as five of the greatest philosophers or prophets.
Absolute Poverty and Utter Nothingness
published in Journal of Bahá'í Studies
Ottawa: Association for Baha'i Studies North America, 1997