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New Baha'i studies publication on ethics

Posted: Sat Jun 12, 2004 1:21 pm
by Seena
Kalimat Press is very happy to announce the publication of
Volume Fifteen of the
STUDIES IN THE BABI AND BAHA'I RELIGIONS series:

SEARCH FOR VALUES: Ethics in Baha'i Thought
Edited by John Danesh and Seena Fazel
pp. xii + 239. Illustrations. $29.95, paperback

The volume is an eclectic collection of seven essays by
various scholars who look at various issues in Baha'i ethical
studies and various episodes of Baha'i history. All of the
essays make significant advances in widening our
understanding of Baha'i philosophy and Baha'i history. The
Table of Contents is as follows:

Foreword by John Danesh and Seena Fazel

Udo Schaefer, "Towards a Baha'i Ethics," a preliminary attempt to systematize the ethical teachings in Baha'i holy texts

William Collins, "Baha'i Family Life: Beyond the Traditional," a look at Baha'i teachings concerning the family

Franklin Lewis, "Discourses of Knowledge," a discussion of 'Abdu'l-Baha's
views on scholarly discourse

John Hick, "Only One True Religion?" thoughts on exclusive claims to religious truth by a Christian theologian

Christopher Buck, "Alain Locke and Cultural Pluralism," a reconstruction of Locke's Baha'i identity

Moojan Momen, "Jamal Effendi and the Baha'i Faith in Asia," an attempt to recover the remarkable career of an early Baha'i teacher

Richard Hollinger, "'Wonderful True Visions': Magic, Mysticism, and
Millennialism in the Making of the American Baha'i Community, 1892-1895," a new assessment of the beginnings of the American Baha'i community


The book is available from the Kalimat Press website at: http://www.kalimat.com