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The Bahá'í Tradition

AuthorTodd Lawson
Title of item
The Bahá'í Tradition
Subtitle of item
The Return of Joseph and the Peaceable Imagination
ed. John Renard
Parent publication   Fighting Words: Religion, Violence, and the Interpretation of Sacred Texts
Publisher of this ed.
Berkeley: University of California Press
Date of this edition 2012
Permission author
Posted 2013-03-10 by Jonah Winters
Classified in Published Articles
Abstract Overview of the status of violence in the Bahá'í tradition, and the historical/social conditions in which these doctrines were articulated.
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Tags Allegories and metaphors; Bisharat (Glad Tidings); Clouds; Fragrance; Interfaith dialogue; Islam; Jihad (Holy War); Joseph (Prophet); Kitab-i-Iqan (Book of Certitude); Manifestations of God; Non-violence; Opposition; Peace; Principles; Prophecies; Qaim; Return; Symbolism; Tablet of the True Seeker; War (general); Words and phrases
Cross-referencesSee also Typological Figuration and the Meaning of "Spiritual": The Qurʾanic Story of Joseph (2012).
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