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Abstract:
While Tahirih inspired many in Europe and eventually America, she is very much a daughter of her own culture, history, mythology, and religion. She was a religious mystic who felt a new day arising in the world, and seen by some as the "return" of Fatima.
Notes:
First published in The Most Learned of the Shi‘a: The Institution of the Marja‘ Taqlid, ed. Linda Walbridge (Oxford University Press, 2001), pp. 94-127; see lawson_authority_feminine_2001.pdf.

The Authority of the Feminine and Fatima's Place in an Early Work by the Bab

by Todd Lawson

published in Online Journal of Bahá'í Studies, 1, pages 137-170
Association for Baha'i Studies of New Zealand, 2007
/pdf/l/lawson_fatima.pdf
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