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Fixing the Gaze

AuthorIsmael Velasco
Title of item
Fixing the Gaze
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Reflections on "The Order of Bahá'u'lláh" in the Báb's Persian Bayan
Parent publication   Bahá'í Studies Review
Date of this edition 2006/2012
Permission author
Posted 2020-11-29 by Jonah Winters
Formatted 2020-10 by Jonah Winters
Classified in Provisional translations and Published Articles
Abstract On the word nazm, "order," and how Bahá'u'lláh and then Shoghi Effendi extended used this as a foundation to build the concept of a Bahá'í World Order, a sacred socio-political entity. Includes translation of Bayan 3:16.
Notes Article written in 2006, published in 2012 BSR under the new title "Sacred Text, Social Hierarchy, World Polity: The Journey of a Single Sentence That Shaped a World Religion" (see
Tags Bayan-i-Farsi (Persian Bayan); Dispensation of Bahaullah (letter); World order (general)
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