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Sacred Mythology and the Bahá'í Faith

 
AuthorWilliam P. Collins
 
Title of item
Sacred Mythology and the Bahá'í Faith
 
Volume
2:4
Parent publication   Journal of Bahá'í Studies
 
Publisher of this ed.
Ottawa, ON: Association for Bahá'í Studies North America
Date of this edition 1990
LanguageEnglish
Permission publisher
Posted 2011-05-26 by Jonah Winters
Classified in Published Articles
URLbahai-library.org/collins_sacred_mythology
Abstract The mythological universe created by Bahá’u’lláh employs three significant spiritual verities: the unknowable nature of the Ultimate Mystery, the relativity of religious/mythological truth, and the necessity of science and investigation of reality.
Notes This article is posted online at the Journal of Bahá'í Studies past issues archive. Permission to cross-post articles given by ABS editor in 1997 and 2000 when I was building the first bahai-studies.ca website.
Tags Allegories and metaphors; Babi history; Bahai history; Dawn-Breakers (book); Epics; Heroism; Interfaith dialogue; Joseph Campbell; Mythology; Poetry
Cross-referencesSee also Outline of section Poetic Imagery in the Bahá'í Writings from this article (off-site PDF), and Some Themes and Images in the Writings of Bahá'u'lláh (Bahiyyih Nakhjavani), and Dimensions of Spirituality: Reflections on the Meaning of Spiritual Life and Transformation in Light of the Bahá'í Faith (chapter 8, Jack McLean, 1994).
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