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Seeing Double

AuthorTodd Lawson
Title of item
Seeing Double
Subtitle of item
The Covenant and the Tablet of Ahmad
Parent publication   Bahá'í Faith and the World's Religions
Publisher of this ed.
UK: George Ronald
Date of this edition 2005
Permission author
Posted 2016-07-23 by Jonah Winters
Classified in Published Articles
Abstract The Tablet of Ahmad is believed to have special potency. "Seeing double" means both looking at the words of Scripture, and looking in the direction beyond the words, as indicated by the context. This paper also discusses the meaning of Covenant in Islam.
Notes Two versions of this article are below: an image-scan of the PDF, followed by unformatted text.
Tags Alast (Primordial Covenant); Allegories and metaphors; Birds; Both worlds; Covenant (general); Day of Judgment (or Day of Resurrection); Imams; Interfaith dialogue; Islam; Jinn (genie); Lawh-i-Ahmad (Tablet of Ahmad (Arabic)); Maid of Heaven; Nightingales; Quran; Reading; Renaissance; Ridvan; Sadratul-Muntaha (Lote Tree); Shiism; Symbolism; Translation; Tree symbolism; Trees; Words and phrases
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