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The Authority of the Feminine and Fatima's Place in an Early Work by the Bab

AuthorTodd Lawson
Title of item
The Authority of the Feminine and Fatima's Place in an Early Work by the Bab
Parent publication   Online Journal of Bahá'í Studies
Publisher of this ed.
Association for Bahá'í Studies of New Zealand
Date of this edition 2007
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Posted 2010-07-15 by Jonah Winters
Classified in Published Articles
Abstract While Tahirih inspired many in Europe and eventually America, she is very much a daughter of her own culture, history, mythology, and religion. She was a religious mystic who felt a new day arising in the world, and seen by some as the "return" of Fatima.
Notes First published in The Most Learned of the Shi‘a: The Institution of the Marja‘ Taqlid, ed. Linda Walbridge (Oxford University Press, 2001), pp. 94-127; see lawson_authority_feminine_2001.pdf.
Tags Alast (Primordial Covenant); Bab, Writings of; Fatimah (daughter of Muhammad); Gender; Henry Corbin; Hurqalya; Imams; Interfaith dialogue; Islam; Return; Shaykhism; Shiism; Tahirih; Typology; Women; Worlds of God
Locations Iran (documents)
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