Remarkable Bahai Philosopher and Historian

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Posted by Stuart Gilman ( on November 24, 2002 at 06:45:32:

In Reply to: Re: Jean Marc Lepain's Tractatus posted by Stuart Gilman on November 24, 2002 at 06:35:08:

What makes it frustrating is that Lepain's writings are brilliant:

For example, recently he published (English translation follows -)

"Archˇologie du royaume de Dieu"
Th¸me: Traitˇ d'ˇrudit sur l'ontologie des mondes divins dans les ˇcrits de Baha'u'llah, le caract¸re philosophique et mystique de l'oeuvre de Baha'u'llah et ses consˇquences, l'hermˇneutique et la mˇtaphysique, le Royaume d'Abha, les diffˇrents mondes divins dans l'oeuvre de Baha'u'llah et dans les traditions de l'Islam, la prˇexistence, l'‰me, la thˇosophie, le vrai chercheur, l'Alpha et l'Omˇga, la rˇvˇlation progressive, la nature de l'univers et des rˇalitˇs spirituelles...
Auteur: Jean Marc Lepain
258 pages
... which I downloaded and began to read.

The English translation of the short synposis is:

" Archaeology of the kingdom of God "
Subject: erudite treatment on the ontology of the divine worlds in the papers of Baha'u'llah, the philosophic and mystic character of the work of Baha'u'llah and its consequences, the hermeneutics and the metaphysics, the Realm of Abha, the various divine worlds in the work of Baha' u' llah and in the traditions of the Islam, the pre-existence, the soul, the theosophy, the true researcher, the Alpha and the Omˇga, the progressive revelation, the nature of the universe and the spiritual realities...

THIS IS EXCEPTIONAL material in addition to the Tractatus and I can understand anyone wanting to communicate with him. However, his works are so compelling, he may be overwhelmed if he were easily available. But when it comes to really important or famous people, once you make the effort and succeed, they are very hospitable (my experience.)

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