Re: Tablet of the Holy Mariner

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Posted by Jonah on March 02, 2000 at 13:27:30:

In Reply to: Tablet of the Holy Mariner posted by Sally-Ann on March 02, 2000 at 06:29:46:

Dear Sally,

I can at least point you to a list of materials on or related to this Tablet. Go to (click below) and you'll see some listings.

For your convenience, I'll insert the relevant section here:

Selections from the Writings of Abdul-Baha para. 233.15 (p. 314);
discussion in Rev. Baha'u'llah vol.1 228-243; mention in Rev.
vol. 2 6; discussion God Passes By 147-48;
mention ibid. 140; Baha'u'llah: King of Glory 154; brief discussion
Covenant of Baha'u'llah 167-68

Full treatment in Michael Sours Beyond the Mystic Veil: An Illustrated Guide
to Baha'u'llah's Tablet of the Holy Mariner
(as yet unpublished); John
Walbridge Sacred Acts 159-165, 234; John Hatcher Ocean of His
39, 49-51, 88-96, 135-137; discussion of historical context John
Hatcher "The Validity and Value of an Historical-Critical Approach" in
Scripture and Revelation 41-42; discussion of the role of the Maiden in
Kamran Ekbal "The Zoroastrian Heritage of the 'Maid of Heaven'" in Scripture
and Revelation
155-56; discussion of the Maiden in Ross Woodman "The Inner
Dimensions of Revelation" in Scripture and Revelation 347-49, 353-56,
362-64; Paula A. Drewek "Feminine Forms of the Divine in Baha'i Scripture" in
Journal of Baha'i Studies 5:1 (1992) 20-21; detailed overview of
symbolism Christopher Buck "A Symbolic Profile of the Baha'i Faith" in
Journal of Baha'i Studies 8:4 (1998) 37-44

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