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A Grammar of the Divine

AuthorWilliam F. McCants
Title of item
A Grammar of the Divine
Subtitle of item
Translation, Notes, and Semi-Critical Edition of the Bāb's Risāla fī al-naḥw wa al-ṣarf
Parent publication   A Most Noble Pattern: Collected Essays on the Writings of the Báb
Publisher of this ed.
Oxford: George Ronald
Date of this edition 2012
LanguageEnglish and Arabic
Permission publisher
Posted 2011-08-20 by Jonah Winters
Classified in Provisional translations and Published Articles
Abstract A critical edition of the Bāb’s "Treatise on Grammar" including the Arabic original, English translation, and notes; Shaykh Ahmad’s metaphysical grammar; the operation of God's will in the created world.
Notes Developed from a paper first presented at Irfan Colloquia, 2002. Later posted at Later published in A Most Noble Pattern: Collected Essays on the Writings of the Báb.

This is an early, unedited draft of the article and is not identical to the version later published in A Most Noble Pattern.

Tags Bab, Grammar of; Bab, Writings of; Barzakh; Grammar; Language; Risala fi al-nahw wa al-sarf (A Treatise on Grammar); Two seas
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