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TAGS: Interfaith dialogue; Islam; Kitab-i-Iqan (Book of Certitude); Middle East; Reform; Tablet of the True Seeker; Theophany
LOCATIONS: Iran (documents)
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This article places Bahá'u'lláh in the context of Islamic reform by comparing him to several contemporary Iranian reformers. Bahá'u'lláh prosecuted his proposed reforms in three stages: (1) Bábí reform; (2) Persian reform; and (3) world reform.
Original final chapter of Symbol and Secret: Qur’an Commentary in Baha’u’llah’s Kitab-i Iqan (2004/1995). Given the "Award for Excellence in Bahá'í Studies" (University Category) by the Association for Bahá'í Studies (1991).

Mirrored with permission from the Journal of Bahá'í Studies past issues archive.

Baha'u'llah as 'World Reformer'

by Christopher Buck

published in Journal of Bahá'í Studies, 3:4, page 23–70
Ottawa: Association for Bahá'í Studies, 1991
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