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The Trial of Mullá 'Alí Bastámí

AuthorMoojan Momen
Title of item
The Trial of Mullá 'Alí Bastámí
Subtitle of item
A Combined Sunní-Shí'í Fatwá against The Báb
Parent publication   Iran: Journal of the British Institute for Persian Studies
Date of this edition 1982
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Posted 2010-05-25 by Jonah Winters
Formatted 2010-05-25 by Jonah Winters
Classified in Published Articles
Abstract The trial of Mullá `Alí Bastámí was one of the most important episodes of 1844-45, being both the first occasion on which the new Bábí movement encountered the opposition of the ulama, and a crucial turning point in the development of the movement.
Notes Also presented at the Bahá'í Studies Seminar at the University of Lancaster, April 1980. Mirrored with permission from
Tags Bab, Life of (documents); Fatwa; Mulla Ali Bastami; Persecution, Iraq; Qayyumul-Asma (book); Trials
Locations Baghdad; Iraq
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