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"In the Beginning Was the Word"

 
AuthorRoss Woodman
 
Title of item
"In the Beginning Was the Word"
 
Subtitle of item
Apocalypse and the Education of the Soul
 
Volume
5:4
 
Pages
33-57
Parent publication   Journal of Bahá'í Studies
 
Publisher of this ed.
Ottawa: Association for Bahá'í Studies North America
Date of this edition 1993
LanguageEnglish
Permission publisher
Posted 2011-05-29 by Jonah Winters
Classified in Published Articles
URLbahai-library.com/woodman_beginning_word
Abstract Hidden meanings in scripture and the soul are metaphorically identified with the huris, or brides. The bridegroom, Bahá'ulláh, enters union as the marriage of the Manifestation with the Maid of Heaven, who releases the Logos and the newly created soul.
Notes Mirrored with permission from journal.bahaistudies.ca/online/article/view/79. See also review by B. H. Conow (1995).
Tags Christianity; English literature; Gender; Interfaith dialogue; Islam; Judaism; Literature (general); Maid of Heaven; Soul; Word of God
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