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AuthorVahid Rafati
Title of item
Subtitle of item
The Two Agents and the Two Patients
Parent publication   Andalib
Editor, translator, etc.  
Keven Brown, trans
Date of this edition 2002
Language of first ed. Persian
Permission translator
Posted 2016-11-23 by Jonah Winters
Classified in Published Articles and Study Guides
Abstract Discussion of the two terms fa`ilayn (the active force / "the generating influence") and munfa`ilayn (its recipient / "such as receive its impact") in Islamic philosophy, and their later use in Shaykhi and Bahá'í texts.
Notes Translated by Brown in 2002; actual date of Andalib issue 5:19 not given. See also Brown's translation of A Tablet of 'Abdu'l-Bahá Explaining Three Verses in the Lawh-i-Hikmat.
Tags Active force and its recipient; Cosmology; Creation; Interfaith dialogue; Islam; Lawh-i-Hikmat (Tablet of Wisdom); Philosophy; Philosophy, Greek; Philosophy, Islamic; Science; Tablets of Bahaullah revealed after the Kitab-i-Aqdas
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Phelps inventoryPartial Inventory catalog ID no: BH00020; BH00629; BH00843; BH02784; BH11218; AB00373; BH00548, see
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