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Commentary on the Islamic Tradition "I Was a Hidden Treasure..."
Title of item
| Commentary on the Islamic Tradition "I Was a Hidden Treasure..."|
|Parent publication || Bahá'í Studies Bulletin|
Editor, translator, etc.
| Moojan Momen, trans|
|Date of this edition|| 1995-12|
Title of original
| Tafsír-i-Hadith-i-Kuntu Kanzan Makhfíyyan|
|Typed|| 1999 by Alison Marshall|
|Posted|| 1999 by Jonah Winters|
|Proofread|| 2006-04 by Moojan Momen|
|Formatted|| 1999 by Michael McCarron|
|Classified in|| Provisional translations and Published Articles|
|Abstract|| Translation of a treatise written by 'Abdu'l-Bahá when he was in his teens, expounding on the terms "Hidden Treasure", "Love", "Creation", and "Knowledge" in a manner which suggests that the recipient was a Sufi and an admirer of Ibn 'Arabí. |
|Notes|| Mirrored with permission from www.momen.org/relstud/kkm.htm. This version updated from the original BSB version in 1999 and 2006.|
Edits, proofreading, and updates by M. Momen, A. Marshall, M. McCarron, J. Winters, A. Bolhuis, and B. Lyons in 1999, 2006, and 2013-14.
|Tags|| Abdul-Baha, Writings and talks of; Ali Shawkat Pasha; Dualism (general); Hadith; Hidden Treasure (Hadith); Monism; Philosophy; Relativism; Sharh-i Kuntu Kanzan Makhfiyan (Commentary on the tradition of the Hidden Treasure); Shaykh Ahmad-i-Ahsai; Sufism; Unity of Existence|
|Locations|| Baghdad; Iraq; Edirne (Adrianople); Turkey|
|Cross-references||See also Relativism: A Basis For Bahá'í Metaphysics (Moojan Momen, 1988).|
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|Edit quality||high: carefully proofread and edited|
|Format quality||high: well formatted|
|1999. See previous versions [archive.org].|
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