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A Symbolic Profile of the Bahá'í Faith

AuthorChristopher Buck
Title of item
A Symbolic Profile of the Bahá'í Faith
Parent publication   Journal of Bahá'í Studies
Publisher of this ed.
Ottawa: Association for Bahá'í Studies
Date of this edition 1998
Permission author and publisher
Scanned 2005 by Taraz Buck
Posted 2005-08-31 by Christopher Buck
Classified in Published Articles
Abstract A “symbolic profile” of Bahá’í consciousness as shaped by the writings of Bahá’u’lláh and ancillary texts: Ninian Smart’s dimensional model of religion is used to order and classify the symbols, together with insights from Sherry Ortner & John Wansbrough.
Notes Chapter from the author's book Paradise and Paradigm: Key Symbols in Persian Christianity and the Baha’i Faith. See SUNY Press flyer.

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Tags Chahar Vadi (Four Valleys); Covenant (general); Crimson; Crimson Ark; Gems; Haft Vadi (Seven Valleys); Illumination; Javahirul-Asrar (Gems of Divine Mysteries); Journey (spiritual); Lawh-i-Mallahul-Quds (Tablet of the Holy Mariner); Lover and the Beloved; Maid of Heaven; Mirrors; Mount Sinai; Paradise; Physician; Promised One; Sadratul-Muntaha (Lote Tree); Search (general); Symbolism; Unity; Water (general); Wine (symbol)
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