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From Babism to Bahá'ísm

AuthorDenis MacEoin
Title of item
From Babism to Bahá'ísm
Subtitle of item
Problems of Militancy, Quietism, and Conflation in the Construction of a Religion
Parent publication   Religion
Date of this edition 1983
Permission author
Scanned 1997 by Steve Marshall
Posted 1997 by Jonah Winters
Proofread 1997 by Alison Marshall
Formatted 1997 by Alison Marshall
Classified in Published Articles
Abstract One of the first critical examinations of Bábí history; a continuation of themes first examined in "The Bábí Concept of Holy War." Includes examination of the numbers of Bábí martyrs, the nature of Orientalism, and Western re-interpretations of the Babis.
Notes Also available as a PDF scan of the original document. See follow-up discussions of this article listed at Debates between MacEoin et al.
Tags Babism; Criticism and apologetics; Jihad (Holy War); Taqiyyah (dissimulation)
Cross-referencesSee also The Bábí Concept of Holy War.
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