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Symbol and Secret

AuthorChristopher Buck
Title of item
Symbol and Secret
Subtitle of item
Qur'an Commentary in Baha'u'llah's Kitab-i-Iqan
Date of this edition 1995/2012/2021
LanguageEnglish and Persian
Permission author and publisher
Scanned 1996 by Duane Troxel
Posted 2000 by Jonah Winters
Proofread 2006-04 by Nicholas Sanders
Classified in Books
Abstract Comparative study of tafsir, exegesis, and theology in the Qur'an and the Kitab-i-Iqan. Includes Persian translation.
Notes See also the following reviews of this book: Review by Frank Lewis, in Bahá'í Studies Review, vol. 6 (1996); Review by Jonah Winters, in Iranian Studies 32:1 (1999); and Review by Jonah Winters, in Journal of Bahá'í Studies 9:3 (1999). See also An Introduction to Bahá'u'lláh's Book of Certitude and Dating Bahá'u'lláh's Book of Certitude (offsite). See also the original final chapter, published as "Bahá'u'lláh as World Reformer." Also available in Persian, translated by Khosrow Dehghani: Ramz va Raz.

This online version was first scanned partly by Duane Troxel in 1996 and partly by Jonah Winters in 1997. It was then proofread by Lynn Jaluvka in 1998, Nicholas Sanders in 2006, and Bobbi Lyons in 2012. It was formatted by Winters in 1997 and by Christopher Buck in 2012. It was further edited by Lyons and Buck in 2012. More updates and corrections 2021 (see details in Acknowledgements, p. xiii of the PDF below).

Tags Attainment unto the Divine presence; Finality; Interfaith dialogue; Interpretation; Islam; Kitab-i-Iqan (Book of Certitude); Lithography; Seal of the Prophets; Symbolism
Locations Baghdad; Iraq; Tihran; Iran (documents); Cairo; Egypt; Mumbai (Bombay); India
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