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Research Department, Functions of; Etymologies of three terms

Author Universal House of Justice (actual author might be, or include, the Research Department or another agency of the House)
Title of item
Research Department, Functions of; Etymologies of three terms
Parent publication   Bahá'í Studies Bulletin
Date of this edition 1992
Date of first ed.
Permission recipient
Posted 1998 by Jonah Winters
Proofread 1998 by Doris Carnes
Formatted 1998 by Jonah Winters
Classified in Letters from the Universal House of Justice and Provisional translations
Abstract Two questions: (1) what is the function of the Research Department, and (2) etymologies of the three terms "world of exemplars," "'álam," and "barzakh." Includes translated excerpts of tablets of Bahá'u'lláh and Abdu'l-Bahá.
Notes The (unattributed) extracts below are from Bahá'í Studies Bulletin 6:2-3 (Feb 1992), pp. 81-85.

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Tags Abdul-Baha, Writings and talks of; Alam-i-Mithal (World of images); Bahaullah, Writings of; Barzakh; Cosmology; Foundations of World Unity (book); Intermediary realm; Promulgation of Universal Peace (book); Research Department; Research Department, Questions and answers; Two seas; Varqa, Mirza Ali-Muhammad; Words and phrases; Worlds of God
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Edit qualitymedium: minimally proofread or edited
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Phelps inventoryPartial Inventory catalog ID no: BH00028; AB02513; AB02513, see
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