Published in: Iran im 19. Jahrhundert und die Enstehung der Baha'i Religion (ed. Christoph Burgel and Isabel Schayani) Hildesheim: Georg Olms, 1998, pp. 33-51. The version published here corrects some of the copy-editing and typographical occurs that are in the published version. The published version has footnotes on each page. Mirrored with permission from www.momen.org/contents.htm.