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""Modification by the exalted beings"

Posted: Mon Nov 17, 2014 3:10 am
by brettz9
In the Kitab-i-Iqan, the following paragraph occurs in the context of discussing the corruption of the text:

"Yea, in the writings and utterances of the Mirrors reflecting the sun of the Muhammadan Dispensation mention hath been made of "Modification by the exalted beings" and "alteration by the disdainful." Such passages, however, refer only to particular cases."

(par. 92)


I was curious if anyone knew about a reference by the Imams to "Modification by the exalted beings"? I am particularly curious because the reference to "exalted beings" makes it appear as though this is talking about a "corruption" (or perhaps correction) of the text which was beneficial.

Best,
Brett