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The Art of Rhetoric in the Writings of Shoghi Effendi

AuthorJack McLean
Title of item
The Art of Rhetoric in the Writings of Shoghi Effendi
Volume 8
Parent publication   Lights of Irfan
Publisher of this ed.
Wilmette, IL: Irfan Colloquia
Date of this edition 2007
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Posted 2010-07-19 by Jonah Winters
Formatted 2013-01-15 by Jonah Winters
Classified in Published Articles
Abstract Outline and illustration of six defining elements of Shoghi Effendi's rhetorical art, which show both classical and particular or atypical uses.
Notes Presented at the Irfan Colloquia Session #60, Bosch Bahá'í School, California (May 26-29, 2005).

This is an updated version of the Lights of Irfan paper, published as chapter eight, “Rhetoric: The Language of Persuasion,” in A Celestial Burning: The Writings of Shoghi Effendi. See earlier version at

Tags Rhetoric; Shoghi Effendi, Life of (documents); Shoghi Effendi, Writings of; Style (general)
Cross-referencesSee also A Celestial Burning: A Selective Study of the Writings of Shoghi Effendi (Jack McLean, 2012).
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