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The Trial of Mullá 'Alí Bastámí

 
AuthorMoojan Momen
 
Title of item
The Trial of Mullá 'Alí Bastámí
 
Subtitle of item
A Combined Sunní-Shí'í Fatwá against The Báb
 
Volume
20
 
Pages
113-143
Parent publication   Iran: Journal of the British Institute for Persian Studies
Date of this edition 1982
LanguageEnglish
Permission author
Posted 2010-05-25 by Jonah Winters
Formatted 2010-05-25 by Jonah Winters
Classified in Published Articles
URLbahai-library.com/momen_trial_bastami
Abstract The trial of Mullá `Alí Bastámí was one of the most important episodes of 1844-45, being both the first occasion on which the new Bábí movement encountered the opposition of the ulama, and a crucial turning point in the development of the movement.
Notes Also presented at the Bahá'í Studies Seminar at the University of Lancaster, April 1980. Mirrored with permission from www.momen.org/contents.htm.
Tags Bab, Life of (documents); Fatwa; Mulla Ali Bastami; Persecution, Iraq; Qayyumul-Asma (book); Trials
Locations Baghdad; Iraq
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