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'Abdu'l-Bahá's Encounter with Modernity during His Western Travels

AuthorWendi Momen
Title of item
'Abdu'l-Bahá's Encounter with Modernity during His Western Travels
Parent publication   Lights of Irfan
Publisher of this ed.
Wilmette, IL: Haj Mehdi Armand Colloquium
Date of this edition 2012
Permission editor and publisher
Posted 2012-08-13 by Jonah Winters
Classified in Published Articles
Abstract Abdu'l-Bahá's responses to the West's technology and innovations on the one hand, vs. its archaic racist and sexual philosophies on the other.
Notes Presented at the Irfan Colloquia Session #104, Centre for Bahá'í Studies, Acuto Italy (July 2011). Mirrored with permission from
Tags 1910s; Abdul-Baha, Life of (documents); Abdul-Baha, Travels of (documents); Abdul-Baha, Writings and talks of; Animals; Architecture; Bahai Faith, Purposes of; Charity and relief work; Cities; Civilization; Communication; Education; Equality; Gender; Government; Innovation; Light (general); Louis Gregory; Materialism; Media; Middle East; Moderation; Modernity; Principles; Racism; Science; Spirituality; Teaching; Technology; Transportation; Wealth and poverty; Western culture; Women
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