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AuthorChristopher Buck
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An Introduction to Bahá'u'lláh's Book of Certitude with Two Digital Reprints of Early Lithographs
Date of this edition 1998
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Posted 1998 by Jonah Winters
Classified in Encyclopedia articles and Published Articles
Abstract The significance, context, style, exegical devices, background, contents, manuscripts, and printing history of the Kitab-i Iqan.
Notes This article was originally drafted for the A Short Encyclopedia of the Bahá'í Faith, and was later revised as an invited contribution to Encyclopaedia Iranica. In the first case, the article was solicited, accepted, and ultimately rejected under successive editors. In the second case, the submission was judged too lengthy. [-C.B.]

This version was published online in H-Bahá'ís "Occasional Papers in Shaykhi, Bábí and Bahá'í Studies" series, Vol. 2 No. 5 (June, 1998), at

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