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Secret of Divine Civilization

Author Abdu'l-Bahá
Title of item
Secret of Divine Civilization
Editor, translator, etc.  
Marzieh Gail, trans
Date of this edition 1957
Language of first ed. Persian
Date of first ed.
Permission Open copyright (see Baha'i Reference Library sharing terms, BIC copyright statement, and uhj_permission_electronic_texts)
Posted 1999-09-18 by Jonah Winters
Classified in Bahá'í Writings and Books
Abstract Originally issued anonymously in 1875, this was ʻAbdu'l-Bahá's program for the developmental reform of society within an Iranian context.
Notes First published in English under the title "The Mysterious Forces of Civilization" in London in 1910. It was re-issued in 1918 and later translated as "The Secret of Divine Civilization" by Marzieh Gail and published by the Bahá'í Publishing Trust in Wilmette in 1957.

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Tags Abdul-Baha, Writings and talks of; Bible; Christianity; Decline and renewal of religion; History (general); Interfaith dialogue; Islam; Jesus Christ; Judaism; Marzieh Gail; Moses; Muhammad (Prophet); Mysterious Forces of Civilization (book); Philosophy; Politics; Prosperity; Reform; Secret of Divine Civilization (book)
Locations Iran (documents)
Cross-referencesSee also version on, and Treatise on Leadership (1893), and Three versions side-by-side.
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