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TAGS: Babi history; Bayan-i-Farsi (Persian Bayan); Interfaith dialogue; Islam
LOCATIONS: Iran (documents)
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On the Bábí Faith as a product of the religious environment of Shi'i Iran, including its esoteric culture and apocalyptic vision; the Bayán as a form of discourse; and how the Bayán marked a break with Islam.
From the proceedings of a symposium held at Copenhagen University, May 2002. Posted by publisher; full book is online at

PDF below created from a Microsoft Word version prepared by M. Thomas (2022). See also the original PDF.

The Persian Bayan and the Shaping of the Babi Renewal

by Abbas Amanat

published in Religious Texts in Iranian Languages, ed. Fereydoun Vahman and Claus V. Pedersen, pages 337-350
Copenhagen: Det Kongelige Danske Videnskabernes Selskab, 2007
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