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Religious Authority and Apocalypse

AuthorTodd Lawson
Title of item
Religious Authority and Apocalypse
Subtitle of item
Tafsír as Experience in an Early Work by The Báb
ed. Orkhan Mir-Kasimov
Parent publication   Unity in Diverity: Mysticism, Messianism and the Construction of Religious Authority in Islam
Publisher of this ed.
Leiden: Brill
Date of this edition 2013
Permission author
Posted 2015-07-08 by Jonah Winters
Classified in Published Articles
Abstract Analysis of the Báb's commentary on the Qur'an's longest chapter, Surat al-baqara, regarded as his first significant work, which includes themes such as divine self-manifestation, the hierarchy of existence, eschatology, and religious authority.
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Tags Apocalypse; Bab, Writings of; Covenant (general); Interfaith dialogue; Interpretation; Islam; Quran; Tafsir (Exegesis); Tafsir surat al-baqara (Commentary on the Surah of the Cow); Walaya (Authority)
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