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Lights of 'Irfán Book 18:
Papers Presented at the 'Irfán Colloquia and Seminars

edited by Iraj Ayman.
Wilmette: Haj Mehdi Arjmand Colloquium, 2017
Lights of Irfan volume 18
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                                           Table of Contents  
    
Preface and title pages............................................................ 3

An Inquiry on the Role of Religion in Wealth and Poverty
     Hooshmand Badee .............................................................. 5

Biblical References in Tablets of the Divine Plan
     JoAnn Borovicka.............................................................. 31

Bahá’u’lláh and the Luminous Mind: Bahá’í Gloss on a Buddhist Puzzle
     Roland Faber................................................................. 53

Themes of ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s Tablets of The Divine Plan Illustrated
     by Scriptural References to the Bible and the Qur’án
     Lameh Fananapazir .......................................................... 107

Grand Narratives and the Bahá’í Writings
     Ian Kluge .................................................................. 215

Nietzsche and the Bahá’í Writings: A First Look
     Ian Kluge .................................................................. 351

“Some Answered Questions” and Its Compiler
     Baharieh Rouhani Ma`ani .................................................... 425

A Comparison between the Commentary and Interpretation of an Islamic Tradition
     by ‘Abdu’l-Bahá and Ayatu'llah Khomeini
     Moojan Momen ............................................................... 453

In the Presence of the Beloved: Bahá’u’lláh’s Law ̇-i-Liqá’: A Revised
     Provisional Translation and Notes
     Nima Rafiei................................................................. 471

Poetry in ‘Abdu’l-Bahá’s Writings and Utterances
     Julio Savi and Faezeh Mardani .............................................. 491


Appendices

     Bibliography of Bahá'í Writings and Their Abbreviations .................... 529

     Contents of Lights of 'Irfán Books 1-17 .................................... 531

     Publications and Distributors of the 'Irfán Colloquia ...................... 545

     Vision and Aims of the Irfan Colloquia...................................... 547
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