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Qur'an Commentary as Sacred Performance

AuthorTodd Lawson
Title of item
Qur'an Commentary as Sacred Performance
Subtitle of item
The Bab's tafsirs of Qur'an 103 and 108, the Declining Day and the Abundance
Parent publication   Der Iran um 19 Jahrhundert und die Enstehung der Bahá'í Religion
Publisher of this ed.
Hildesheim: Georg Olms Verlag
Date of this edition 1998
Permission author
Posted 2016-07-24 by Jonah Winters
Classified in Published Articles
Abstract Quranic commentary played a major role in the formation of the Babi movement. Early Babis were impressed by the Bab's innovative interpretation of scripture. As the Bab's claims became more widely known, his language became less esoteric.
Tags Bab, Writings of; Commentaries; Interfaith dialogue; Islam; Quran
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