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Chapter 10

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    The Declaration of the Báb's Mission

    (Condensed Summary of Chapter 10)

    (He was well-received, enemies became jealous, and was escorted to the capital)

    I. The Báb was ceremoniously received by the Imám-Jum'ih and subsequently by the governor himself who both attended to Him personally.
    A. The Báb's fame grew as He rapidly revealed beautiful and captivating writings. The governor requested a commentary which the brightest divines could not devise to which the Báb complied and stunned him into truly accepting Islám and His power.

    II. Hájí Mírzá Áqásí was fearful that a meeting would be arranged by the governor between the Báb and the Sháh, potentially leading to his downfall. He incited the 'ulamá to denounce Him.
    A. Manúchihr Khán invited some 'ulamá to meet Him; a few did and among these a few acknowledged His power. The antagonism that resulted led the governor to transfer the Báb to his own home. B. At a banquet offered for Him, He gave an apple He had been served to enable them to have a child. Their child was married to 'Abdu'l-Bahá. C. Such honors incited the 'ulamá to sign His death warrant to which, besides 2 individuals, even the Imám-Jum'ih cowardly claimed the unsoundness of the Báb's mind.

    III. Manúchihr Khán arranged for the Báb's seeming departure but returned Him to his own house. He there deepened his love for Him and expressed his intention to bring the Báb to the Sháh, cast out the Grand Vazír, and have Him married to the Sháh's sister. The Báb praised his intention but foretold his impending death and ascendency of the poor and lowly of the land. Gurgín Khán later confiscated what the governor had willed to the Báb
    A. The Báb had the believers disperse as the governor was about to die. The Sháh had the Báb escorted to the capital through Gurgín Khán who sent Muhammad Big to covertly deliver Him there.

    Cross-References for Chapter 10

    Regarding The Báb's sojourn in Isfahán (DB 199-202), see GPB 13-16.

    Regarding Manúchihr Khán's impelled visit with the Báb (DB 202-204), see GPB 14-15; TN 9-11.

    Regarding the interference of Ecclesiastics (DB 204-216), see GPB 15-16; TN 9-11.

    Regarding the Báb leaving for Káshán (DB 216, see also 217-225), see GPB 16.

    Overall of Chapter 10 (DB 199-216): GPB 13-16; TN 9-11.

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