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Analysis of the Báb's commentary on the Qur'an's longest chapter, Surat al-baqara, regarded as his first significant work, which includes themes such as divine self-manifestation, the hierarchy of existence, eschatology, and religious authority.
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Religious Authority and Apocalypse:

Tafsír as Experience in an Early Work by The Báb

by Todd Lawson

published in Unity in Diverity: Mysticism, Messianism and the Construction of Religious Authority in Islam, ed. Orkhan Mir-Kasimov, pages 39-75
Leiden: Brill, 2013
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