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The Tablet of Ahmad is believed to have special potency. "Seeing double" means both looking at the words of Scripture, and looking in the direction beyond the words, as indicated by the context. This paper also discusses the meaning of Covenant in Islam.

Seeing Double:
The Covenant and the Tablet of Ahmad

by Todd Lawson

published in Bahá'í Faith and the World's Religions, pages 39-87
UK: George Ronald, 2005
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