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Wittgensteinian Language-Games in an Indo-Persian Dialogue on the World Religions

AuthorJuan Cole
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Wittgensteinian Language-Games in an Indo-Persian Dialogue on the World Religions
Parent publication   Iran Nameh
Date of this edition 2015 Fall
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Posted 2022-07-05 by Jonah Winters
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Abstract Reflections on Bahá'u'lláh's theology of previous religions and Ludwig Wittgenstein’s concept of "language games"; Hinduism, India, and 19th-century Iranian culture; Manakji’s questions about Hinduism and Zoroastrianism.
Tags Abrogation and confirmation of laws; Alcohol; Avatars; Bhagavad Gita; Bible; Christianity; Conversion; Creation; Decline and renewal of religion; Dualism; Food; Genesis (Bible); Geology; God (general); Grammar; Hinduism; Indo-Persian culture; Intellect; Interfaith dialogue; Interpretation; Islam; Judaism; Kitab-i-Iqan (Book of Certitude); Krishna; Language; Lawh-i-Manikchi Sahib (Tablet to Manikchi Sahib); Laws; Mahabad (Prophet); Manifestations of God; Manikchi Limji Hataria; Meat; Mirza Abul-Fadl Gulpaygani; Monism; Mythology; Neoplatonism; Opposition; Persecution; Philosophy; Progressive revelation; Qiblih; Quran; Reason; Reincarnation; Relativism; Return; Salvation; Science; Tabernacle of Unity (book); Teaching; Unity of religion; Upanishads; Vedas; Wittgenstein; Yoga Vasistha (Book of Juk); Zoroaster; Zoroastrianism
Locations India; Iran (documents)
Cross-referencesSee also Tablet to Mirza Abu'l-Fadl Concerning the Questions of Manakji Limji Hataria: Baha'u'llah on Hinduism and Zoroastrianism (Juan Cole, 1995).
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