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'Abdu'l-Bahá's Commentary on the Qur'ánic Verses Concerning the Overthrow of the Byzantines

 
AuthorMoojan Momen
 
Title of item
'Abdu'l-Bahá's Commentary on the Qur'ánic Verses Concerning the Overthrow of the Byzantines
 
Subtitle of item
The Stages of the Soul
 
Volume
2
 
Pages
99-118
 
Total pages
151
Parent publication   Lights of Irfan
 
Publisher of this ed.
Wilmette, IL: Irfan Colloquia
Date of this edition 2001
LanguageEnglish
Permission author and publisher
Posted 2010-05-17 by Jonah Winters
Classified in Published Articles
URLbahai-library.com/momen_byzantines
Abstract Commentary on the first few verses of the Quranic Sura of Rum; nine esoteric or mystical interpretations of the word al-Rum, transl. "Rome" or "Byzantium"; different types of soul; the soul's progress through the realms of creation.
Notes Presented at the Irfan Colloquia Session #28, London School of Economics (July 14-6, 2000). Also published in Bahá'í Studies Review 12 (2004), pp. 67-90.

See also an updated Word document, momen_byzantines_2020.docx, with some transcription errors fixed by Mike Thomas.

Tags Arc of ascent and descent; Cosmology; Haft Vadi (Seven Valleys); Interfaith dialogue; Interpretation; Islam; Mysticism; Quran; Soul; Sufism
Cross-referencesSee also Makátíb-i-Ḥaḍrat-i-ʻAbdu'l-Bahá, vol. 1, pp. 62–102.
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