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Abstract:
Who is the "voice" of the Qayyum al-Asma: the person Ali-Muhammad Shirazi, the hidden Imam through The Báb, the Báb as the Imam himself, or God? The Bab seems to be the Imam speaking the voice of God. He is Dhikru'lláh, "Remembrance of God."

The Terms Remembrance (dhikr) and Gate (bab) in the Bab's Commentary on the Sura of Joseph

by Todd Lawson

published in Studies in Honor of the Late Husayn M. Balyuzi, Studies in the Bábí and Bahá'í Religions, vol. 5, ed. Moojan Momen, pages 1-63
Los Angeles: Kalimat Press, 1989
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