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Lights of 'Irfán Book 17:
Papers Presented at the 'Irfán Colloquia and Seminars

Wilmette: Haj Mehdi Arjmand Colloquium, 2016
Lights of Irfan volume 17
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'Irfán Colloquia
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General Editor Iraj Ayman
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Sponsored by the Haj Mehdi Arjmand Memorial Fund
173 B.E. 2016 C.E.
ISBN 978-3-942426-29-9

Copyright © 2016, Haj Mehdi Arjmand Memorial Fund


                                           Table of Contents  
    
Preface and title pages............................................................ 3

Addressing the Rising Tide of Globalization and Amorality in the Present
     World Order and Its Implications on Extremes of Wealth and Poverty
     Rama Ayman ................................................................... 9

Parallels in the Ministries of Táhirih and Paul
     JoAnn M. Borovicka .......................................................... 37

The Language of the Heart: From Dream Language towards Understanding the
     Language of the Heart
     Wolfgang Klebel ............................................................. 65

Nietzsche and the Bahá’í Writings: A First Look
     Ian Kluge .................................................................. 111

Memorials of the Faithful: Virtues of Inner and Outer Transformation
     Marlene Koswan ............................................................. 179

Memorials of the Faithful: The Democratization of Sainthood
     Moojan Momen ............................................................... 205

The Concept of ‘Faithfulness’ in the Bahá’í Texts in English Translation
     Wendi Momen ................................................................ 225

An Homage to Memorials of the Faithful
     Julio Savi ................................................................. 277

Significance of some Sites Mentioned in Memorials of the Faithful
     Foad Seddigh ............................................................... 305

Hagiography: The Art of Setting Inspirational Examples for a Religious Community
     Iscander Micael Tinto ...................................................... 325


Elucidations, by the Universal House of Justice

     Translation of Key Bahá'í Terms ............................................ 347

     Suggestions about Changes in the Administrative Order ...................... 349


In Memoriam

     Houshang Arjmand (1930-2015) ............................................... 353

Appendices

     Bibliography of Bahá'í Writings and Their Abbreviations .................... 357

     Contents of Lights of 'Irfán Books 1-16 .................................... 359

     Publications and Distributors of the 'Irfán Colloquia ...................... 372

     Vision and Aims of the Irfan Colloquia...................................... 374
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