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I am all the Prophets"

AuthorJuan Cole
Title of item
I am all the Prophets"
Subtitle of item
The Poetics of Pluralism in Bahá'í Texts
Parent publication   Poetics Today
Date of this edition 1993 Fall
Permission author
Posted 1999 by Jonah Winters
Classified in Published Articles
Abstract Literary analysis of a passage from Tablet of Blood (Súriy-i-Damm) in which Bahá'u'lláh identifies Himself with all the past Prophets and their sufferings, depicting himself mortally wounded on the field of battle, like Imám Husayn.
Notes Also available as a scan of the original article.
Tags Cosmology; I am all the Prophets (phrase); Imam Husayn; Imams; Interfaith dialogue; Kitab-i-Iqan (Book of Certitude); Manifestations of God; Martyrdom; Pluralism; Poetry; Return; Suriy-i-Damm (Tablet of Blood); Unity of religion
Cross-referencesSee also Tablet of Blood (provisional translation by Juan Cole.
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