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Metaphor and the Language of Revelation

AuthorRoss Woodman
Title of item
Metaphor and the Language of Revelation
Parent publication   Journal of Bahá'í Studies
Publisher of this ed.
Ottawa: Association for Bahá'í Studies North America
Date of this edition 1997
Permission publisher
Posted 2011-06-06 by Jonah Winters
Classified in Published Articles
Abstract To enter the realm of metaphor as the language of the soul is to come into direct contact with the Word as the originating power of creation.
Tags Afterlife; Allegories and metaphors; Arts; Bab, Grammar of; Bab, Trial of; Bab, Trial of; Bahaullah and the Bab; Bible; Birds; Breath; Bride (symbol); Christianity; Creation; Day of Judgment (or Day of Resurrection); Disconnected letters of the Quran; English literature; Flowers; God (general); God, Throne of; Henry Corbin; Houris (huris); Hurqalya; Islam; John Milton; Kitab-i-Iqan (Book of Certitude); Literature; Lover and the Beloved; Maid of Heaven; Manifestations of God; Mind, spirit, soul; Mirrors; Mount Carmel; New Jerusalem; Nightingales; Northrop Frye; Poetry; Prayer; Progressive revelation; Qayyumul-Asma (book); Quddus; Questions and answers; Quran; Resurrection; Return; Revelation; Ross Woodman; Self-knowledge; Shaykhism; Siyah Chal (Black Pit); Soul; Symbolism; Tahirih; Typology; Unity of religion; William Blake; Word of God; Worlds of God
Locations Jerusalem
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