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The Báb's Epistle on the Spiritual Journey towards God
Title of item
| The Báb's Epistle on the Spiritual Journey towards God|
| Book 3|
|Parent publication || Lights of Irfan|
Publisher of this ed.
|Wilmette, IL: Irfan Colloquia|
|Date of this edition|| 2002|
|Permission|| author and publisher|
|Posted|| 2010-05-18 by Jonah Winters|
|Classified in|| Published Articles|
|Abstract|| A preliminary translation and discussion of the Bab's Risála fi's-Sulúk, one of his earliest extant compositions. It provides a brief discussion of the mystic quest, and sheds light on the Báb's relationship to the Shaykhi movement and to Sayyid Kázim.|
|Notes|| Presented at the Irfan Colloquia Session #30, Louhelen Bahá'í School (October 6-8, 2000). Republished in The Bahá'í Faith and the World's Religions, ed. Moojan Momen (George Ronald, 2005); see lawson_babs_epistle_2005.pdf.|
Mirrored with permission from irfancolloquia.org/30/lawson_epistle.
See also the Arabic text, at h-net.org/~bahai/trans/vol2/suluk/suluktr.htm.
|Tags|| Bab, Writings of; God (general); Hadith; Imam Ali; Imams; Interfaith dialogue; Islam; Journey; Kumayl, Hadith of; Mysticism; Quran; Risala fis-Suluk (Journey towards God); Spirituality|
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|2010-05-18. See previous versions [archive.org].|
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