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Bahá'í Life and Existentialism

AuthorJack McLean
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Bahá'í Life and Existentialism
Date of this edition 2008/2012
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Posted 2011-09-14 by Jonah Winters
Formatted 2013-01-15 by Jonah Winters
Classified in Unpublished Articles
Abstract The role of passion in the search for truth; existence and essence in living-in-the-world; epiphany and experiences of spiritual crisis; return to a belief in the soul; existentialism in sacred Bahá’í history; Bahá’u’lláh’s theology of the self.
Notes Paper first delivered at the 32nd Annual ABS Conference "Religion and Social Cohesion," San Diego CA, 2008, under the title "Switching the Reference: Bahá’í Life and Existential Philosophy"; see the conference program. Revised and expanded in 2012. See also the older version: mclean_bahai_life_existentialism.pdf.
Tags Existentialism; Living the life; Philosophy
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